Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Acartiidae ( Family )
            Acartia ( Genus )
                Acartiura ( Sub-Genus )
Acartia (Acartiura) teclae  Bradford, 1976   (F,M)
Syn.: Acartia clausi (part.) : Gurney, 1931 a (p.220, figs.309, 317-18, F,M); Naess, 1991 (p.261, fig. 6, 7, resting eggs).
Bradford, 1976 (p.170, figs.F,M); Bradford-Grieve, 1999 (n°181, p.5, figs.F,M); Avancini & al., 2006 (p.112, Pl. 80, figs.F,M, Rem.); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.427, figs.F,M, Rem.).
Species Acartia (Acartiura) teclae - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : J.M. Bradford in N.Z. J. Mar. Freshw. Res., 1976, 10 (1). [p.171-172, Figs.8, 9].
Female (from Italy: Genoa Harbour): 1a, habitus (lateral view); 1b, idem (dorsal view); 1c-2, P5; 2a-c, genital segment (dorsal view); 2d-f, idem (lateral view).

Species Acartia (Acartiura) teclae - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : J.M. Bradford in N.Z. J. Mar. Freshw. Res., 1976, 10 (1). [p.172, Fig.10].
Male (from Italy: Genoa Harbour): a, habitus (lateral view); b, idem (lateral view); c, posterior surface of P5 left basipod 2; d, anterior surface of P5.

Species Acartia (Acartiura) teclae - Plate 3 of morphological figuresIssued from : M.G. Mazzocchi in Guida al Riconoscimento del plancton dei Mari Italiani, Vol. II, 2006. [p.88, Tav. 80]. After A. Comaschi.
Female: a-b, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); c-d, genital segment (dorsal and lateral, respectively); e, right P5; f, left P5.

Male: g-h, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); i, P5 (posterior view); L, Basis of left P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Madhupratap & al., 1996 (p.77, Table 2: resting eggs); Mauchline, 1998 (tab.40); Belmonte & Potenza, 2001 (p.174); Mazzocchi & Di Capua, 2010 (p.423); Belmonte, 2018 (p.273, Table I: Italian zones).
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Acartia (Acartiura) teclae by geographical zones
Species Acartia (Acartiura) teclae - Distribution map 3
Chart of 1996
W Medit. (Genoa harbour, Italian coast and Sicily, Tunisia), Great Britain (loch Obisary), W Norway , Svattatjønn, North Sea
N: 8
(174) F: 0,87-0,71; M: 0,72-0,64; F: 0,82-0,77; M: 0,71; [825] F: 0,74-0,83; M: 0,68-0,79; {F: 0,71-0,87; M: 0,64-0,79}
Rem.: brackish.
Sometimes confounded with Acartia clausi in brackish waters, but of much smaller dimensions, as A. margalefi.
Last update : 07/06/2020
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