Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Acartiidae ( Family )
            Acartia ( Genus )
                Acartiura ( Sub-Genus )
Acartia (Acartiura) sp. (S)  McKinnon, Kimmerer & Benzie, 1992   (F,M)
Ref.:
McKinnon, Kimmerer & Benzie, 1992 (p.249, figs.F,M).
Species Acartia (Acartiura) sp. (S) - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A.D. McKinnon, W.J. Kimmerer & J.A.H. Benzie in J. Crustacean Biol., 1992, 12 (2). [p.250, Fig.6, a-b].
Female (from Westernport Bay, Melbourne): b, P5;.

Male: a, P5.

Scale bar: 0.100 mm.


Species Acartia (Acartiura) sp. (S) - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : A.D. McKinnon, W.J. Kimmerer & J.A.H. Benzie in J. Crustacean Biol., 1992, 12 (2). [p.253, Fig.9].
Female: a, urosome (dorsal); b, idem (lateral).
Nota: Distinct brown pigment patch at base of maxillae. Last thoracic segment (Th6) with 0-3 dorsal spines (average 2); posteroventral margin of segment without hairs. Mean length : width ratio of genital complex in dorsal view 1.11. Lateral faces of genital segment with rows of denticles. Posterodorsal margin of genital complex never with denticles. Length : width ratio of caudal rami in dorsal view 2.76.

Male: c, urosome (dorsolateral).
Nota: Distinct brown pigment patch at base of maxillae. Last thoracic segment (Th6) with 1-5 dorsal spines (average 4). Length : width ratio of caudal ramus 1.92. Posterodorsal margin of 2nd urosome segment smooth; 3rd urosome segment with denticles in 60% of specimens.

Scale bars: 0.100 mm.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Acartia (Acartiura) sp. (S) by geographical zones
Loc:
Australia (Melbourne Harbour).
N: 1
Lg.:
(176) F: 0,84-0,65; M: 0,82-0,7; {F: 0,65-0,84; M: 0,70-0,82}
Last update : 22/09/2014
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