Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Corycaeidae ( Family )
        Farranula ( Genus )
Farranula curta  (Farran, 1911)   (F,M)
Syn.: Corycella curta Farran, 1911 a (p.286, figs.F,M); Farran, 1936 a (p.139); Zavodnik, 1961 (p.70); De Decker, 1964 (p.15, 21, 29); De Decker & Mombeck, 1964 (p.12); Delalo, 1968 (p.139); Kovalev & Shmeleva, 1982 (p.86);
Non Corycaeus (Corycella) curtus : M. Dahl, 1912 (p.113, figs.F,M);
? Corycaeus (Corycella) curtus : Früchtl, 1923 a (p.156); Sewell, 1948 (p.393); Tanaka, 1960 (p.88, fig.F, Rem.); Vilela, 1965 (p.16); Binet & Dessier, 1968 (p.11); Frontier, 1977 a (p.18);
Corycaeus curtus : Furuhashi, 1961 a (p.110); Kovalev & Shmeleva, 1982 (p.86)
Ref.:
Vilela, 1968 (p.41, Rem.); Dawson & Knatz, 1980 (p.10, figs.F,M); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.888, 975, figs.F,M); Conway & al., 2003 (p.260, figs.F,M, Rem.) ;Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.493); Vives & Shmeleva, 2010 (p.225, figs.F,M, Rem.); Wi & Soh, 2013 (p.1, Table 1)
Species Farranula curta - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : M. Dahl in Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung. Bd II, G. f1. I. Die Corycaeinen 1912. [Taf.XIV, Figs.26, 27]. As Corycaeus (Corycella) curtus.
Female; 26, Habitus (dorsal); 27, idem (lateral left side).

Non = F. orbisa after Wi & Soh, 2013 (p.1814)


Species Farranula curta - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : M. Dahl in Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung. Bd II, G. f1. I. Die Corycaeinen 1912. [Taf.XV, Fig.19]. As Corycaeus (Corycella) curtus.
Female: 19, posterior part of metasome and urosome (dorsal).

Non = F. orbisa after Wi & Soh, 2013 (p.1814)


Species Farranula curta - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : M. Dahl in Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung. Bd II, G. f1. I. Die Corycaeinen 1912. [Taf.XV, Fig.20]. As Corycaeus (Corycella) curtus.
Female: 20, posterior part of metasome and urosome (lateral left side).

Non = F. orbisa after Wi & Soh, 2013 (p.1814)


Species Farranula curta - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : M. Dahl in Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung. Bd II, G. f1. I. Die Corycaeinen 1912. [Taf.XIV, Fig.28]. As Corycaeus (Corycella) curtus.
Male: 28, habitus ( lateral left side).

Non = F. orbisa after Wi & Soh, 2013 (p.1814)


Species Farranula curta - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : M. Dahl in Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung. Bd II, G. f1. I. Die Corycaeinen 1912. [Taf.XV, Fig.28]. As Corycaeus (Corycella) curtus.
Male: 28, posterior part of metasome and urosome (lateral left side).

Non = F. orbisa after Wi & Soh, 2013 (p.1814)


Species Farranula curta - Plate 6 of morphological figuresissued from : G.P. Farran in Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1911. [Plate X, Figs.7-11]. As Corycella curta.
Female (from Christmas Island, Indian): 7, P3; 8, P2; 9, 3rd thoracic segment (mounted); 10, A2; 11, P4.


Species Farranula curta - Plate 7 of morphological figuresissued from : G.P. Farran in Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1911. [Plate XI, Figs.1-6]. As Corycella curta.
Female: 1-2, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively, with spermatophores); 3, urosome (dorsal).

Male: 4, urosome (dorsal); 5, P4; 6, 3rd thoracic segment (mounted).


Species Farranula curta - Plate 8 of morphological figuresIssued from : O. Tanaka in Spec. Publs. Seto mar. biol. Lab., 10, 1960 [Pl. XXXVIII, 8-11]. As Corycaeus (Corycella) curtus.
Female (from 13°44'S, 68°22'E): 8, abdomen (dorsal); 9, same (lateral); 10, P1; 11, P3 and P4.

Nota: Cephalothorax and abdomen in the proportional lengths 65 to 35.
3rd thoracic segment without dorsal hump.
Abdominal segment and caudal rami in the proportonal lengths 70 to 30.
Genital segment slender, about 2.5 times as long as broad.
Caudal rami 4 times as long as broad; the middle section of the ramus is the broadest.
2nd and 3rd exopodal segments of P1 finely serrated on the outer margin.
In P2 and P3, the 3rd exopodal segment is rather coarsely serrated on the outer margin.
3rd exopodal segment of P4 is not serrated on the outer margin.
According to Farran F. curta has no serration on the 3rd segment of P3.

Compl. Ref.:
Wilson, 1942 a (p.187); 1950 (p.228); Fagetti, 1962 (p.49); Hure & Krsinic, 1998 (p.90, 105); Khelifi-Touhami & al., 2007 (p.327, Table 1); McKinnon & al., 2008 (p.843: Tab.1); in CalCOFI regional list (MDO, Nov. 2013; M. Ohman, comm. pers.); Zakaria & al., 2016 (p.1, Table 1, Rem.); Abo-Taleb & Gharib, 2048 (p.139, Table 5, occurrence %);
NZ: 10

Distribution map of Farranula curta by geographical zones
Loc:
South Africa, Portugal, Medit. (Alboran Sea, Gulf of Annaba, Adriatic Sea, Ionian Sea - Cyprus, W Egyptian coast), Hurghada, Red Sea, SW Indian, Madagascar (Nosy Bé), Rodrigues Is., off S Chagos Archipelago, Christmas Is., China Seas (Luzon Strait), Japan (Honshu), California (San Pedro Bay), Australia (Great Barrier, North West Cape), Chile
N: 20 ?
Lg.:
(34) F: 0,76; (66) F: 0,665; (327) F: 0,87-0,79; M: 0,71; (373) M: 0,77-0,71; (666) F: 0,72; M: 0,64; (669) F: 0,7; M: 0,65; (786) F: 0,74; (991) F: 0,7; M: 0,65; {F: 0,665-0,870; M: 0,640-0,770}
Rem.: See Farranula orbisa Wi & Soh (2013, p.1814, Table 1).
See in DVP Conway & al., 2003 (version 1)
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