Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Tortanidae ( Family )
            Tortanus ( Genus )
                Atortus ( Sub-Genus )
Tortanus (Atortus) murrayi  A. Scott, 1909   (F,M)
Syn.: no Tortanus murrayi : C.B. Wilson, 1950 (p.346, figs.F,M)
A. Scott, 1909 (p.191, figs.F,M); Steuer, 1926 (p.65, figs.F,M); Bowman, 1971 a (p.521, 527, figs.F,M, Rem.: p.528, chart); Chen & al., 2004 (p.134, tab.I: Rem.); Francis & al, 2023 (p.309, fig.M)
Species Tortanus (Atortus) murrayi - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A. Scott in Siboga-Expedition, 1909, XIX a. [Plate LVI, Figs.1-8].
Female (from Indonesia-Malaysia): 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, forehead (lateral); 3, A1; 4, P1; 5, P5.

Male: 6, right A1; 7, P5; 8, urosome (dorsal).

Species Tortanus (Atortus) murrayi - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : T.E. Bowman in Pacif. Sc., 1971, XXV (4). [p.524, Fig.3, b-f].
Female: b, posterior prosome and urosome (dorsal); c, urosome (ventral); d, left caudal ramus (ventral, tilted slightly to the right); e, posterior prosome and urosome ( lateral); f, apex of P5.

Species Tortanus (Atortus) murrayi - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : T.E. Bowman in Pacif. Sc., 1971, XXV (4). [p.524, Fig.3, g].
Male: g, right A1 (distal segments; ventral).

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.420); Rose, 1956 (p.458); Othman, 1987 (p.72); Chen Q., 1983 (p.133); Ohtsuka, 1992 a (p.265); Shih & Young, 1995 (p.74)
NZ: 3

Distribution map of Tortanus (Atortus) murrayi by geographical zones
Species Tortanus (Atortus) murrayi - Distribution map 2issued from : T.E. Bowman in Pacif. Sc., 1971, XXV (4). [p.528, Fig.5, a].
Locality records of three species of the subgenus Atortus.
Indonesia [St.118 (Celebes Strait), St.85 (Manipa Strait), and St.213 (Selayar Island)],Malaysia, Viet-Nam (Cauda Bay), China Seas (South China Sea), Indian Ocean (Lakshman Beach, Great Nicobar Island)
N: 4
(5) F: 2,65; M: 2,25; (647) F: 2,64-2,5; (1323) M: 2,34; {F: 2,50-2,65; M: 2,25-2,34}
Last update : 06/02/2024
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