Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Tortanidae ( Family )
            Tortanus ( Genus )
Tortanus sp.  Mulyadi, 2004   (F)
Mulyadi, 2004 (p.169, figs.M, Rem.);
Species Tortanus sp. - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : Mulyadi in Published by Res. Center Biol., Indonesia Inst. Sci. Bogor, 2004. [p.169, Fig.94].
Male (from 06°00'S, 106°54'E): a, habitus (dorsal); b, urosome (dorsal); c, right P5; d, left P5.

Nota: Cephalon separated with 1st thoracic segment, with a transverse groove dorsally, 4th and 5th thoracic sements fused without suture, posterolateral ends produced into asymmetrical rounded processes.
Urosome composed of 5 somites, genital somite slightly asymmetrical, produced posterolaterally on left side.
Caudal rami slightly asymmetrical, right ramus longer than left.
Right A1 with geniculation between segments 18 and 19.
P5: right leg with short and swollen basis and exopod 2-segmented; endopd segment 1 expanded, inner margin produced medially into rounded process and 2 spines on posterior surface; exopod segment 2 with inner margin lamellar and bearing 2 short setules. Left leg with much elongated basis and exopod 2-segmented, curved smoothly inwards; exopod segment 1 with inner papilla located on about 1/5 of its length; exopod segment 2 with 2 setae at tip and 2 hairy rows on anterior surface.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Tortanus sp. by geographical zones
Java (Jakarta Bay-Seribu island)
N: 1
(1122) M: 1,60; {M: 1,60}
Rem.: For Mulyadi (2004, p.170) the male resembles T. erabuensis and T. bonjol, but is distinguished from each other by the posterolateral ends of thorax, the completely fusion of 4th and 5th thoracic segments and the form P5.
Last update : 01/02/2015
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