Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oithonidae ( Family )
        Limnoithona ( Genus )
Limnoithona sinensis  (Burckhardt, 1912)   (F,M)
Syn.: Oithona (Limnoithona) sinensis Burckhardt, 1912 (p.726, Descr.F,M); 1913 (p.421, figs.F,M)
Ref.:
Rosendorn, 1917 a (p.48, Rem.: F,M); Ferrari & Orsi, 1984 (p.109, figs.F,M, Rem.); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p. 611)
Species Limnoithona sinensis - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : V.S. Shuvalov in Opred. Faune SSSR, Nauka, Leningrad, 1980, 125. [p.188, Fig.62]. As Oithona (Limnoithona) sinensis. After Burckhardt, 1913.
Female: 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, genital segment; 3, anal segment and left caudal ramus (dorsal); 5, A1; 6, A2; 7, Md (masticatory blade); 8, Md; 9, mx1; 10, 10, Mx2; 11, Mxp; 12, P1; 13, P2.


Species Limnoithona sinensis - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : V.S. Shuvalov in Opred. Faune SSSR, Nauka, Leningrad, 1980, 125. [p.189, Fig.63]. As Oithona (Limnoithona) sinensis. After Burckhardt, 1913.
Male: 1, habitus (dorsal); 2-4, A1; 5, P1; 6, P4; 7, P3; 8, P4; 9, P5; 10, thoracic segment 5 and genital segment.

Compl. Ref.:
Dussart & Defaye, 1985 (p.10); Cordell & al., 1997 (p.2, invasive form); Cordell & al., 2008 (p.753); Ohtsuka & al., 2008 (p.115, Table 6); Winder & al., 12011 (p.749, figs.2, 6, invasion chronology)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Limnoithona sinensis by geographical zones
Species Limnoithona sinensis - Distribution map 2Issued from : M. Winder, A.D. Jassby & R.M. Nally in Ecology Letters, 2011, 14. [p.753, Fig.3, c].
Historical abundances of introduced species in the upper San Francisco Estuary between 1972 and 2009.
Adult stages are shown because immature stages were not continuously identified.
Loc:
China ( Sutschau Canal, Mouth of Yang-Tsé-Kiang, etc..), California (San Francisco Bay, Sacramento-San Joaquin estuary)
N: 4
Lg.:
(880) F: 0,45-0,53; {F: 0,45-0,53}
Rem.: Brackish, freshwater.
Incomplete data.
According to Cordell & al., 2008 (p.753) the 1st record of this species in San Francisco estuary is 1979.

Diagnosis after Boxshall & Halsey (2004, p.611):
P5 2-segmented, with 3 spines/setae on free exopodal segment.
Last update : 17/10/2016
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