Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Acartiidae ( Family )
            Acartia ( Genus )
                Odontacartia ( Sub-Genus )
Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis  Carl, 1907   (F,M)
Syn.: no Acartia amboinensis (F): Sewell, 1914 a (p.243, figs.F)
Carl, 1907 (p.12, 17, Descr.M, figs.M); Sewell, 1914 a (p.242, Rem. M only); Steuer, 1923 (p.32, figs.F,M); Sewell, 1932 (p.396); 1947 (p.252); Tanaka, 1965 (p.390, figs.F, Rem); Binet & Dessier, 1968 (p.14, figs.F,M); Ueda, 1986 a (p.15, 18, Rem.); Barthélémy, 1999 (p.857, 865, figs.F); 1999 a (p.9, Fig.A-B); Al-Yamani & Prusova, 2003 (p.89, figs.F,M); Mulyadi, 2004 (p.138, figs.F,M, Rem.); Phukham, 2008 (p.56, figs.F,M); Al-Yamani & al., 2011 (p.84, figs.F,M); Srinui & al., 2019 (p.90, 91, Rem.: F,M); Lee S. & al., 2019 (p.86, Table 3).
Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : O. Tanaka in Publs Seto Mar. Biol. Lab., 1965, XII (5). [p.391, Fig.246].
Female: a, habitus (dorsal); b, last thoracic segment and urosome (right lateral side); c, proximal portion of A1; d, P5.

Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : F.Y. Al-Yamani & I. Prusova in Common Copepods Northwestern Arabian Gulf : Identification Guide. Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, 2003. [p.88, Fig.31]
Female: A, habitus (dorsal); B, idem (lateral right side); C, forehead (dorsal); D, urosome (lateral right side); E, idem (ventral); F, idem (dorsal); G, P5.

Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : F.Y. Al-Yamani & I. Prusova in Common Copepods Northwestern Arabian Gulf : Identification Guide. Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, 2003. [p.90, Fig.32].
Male: H, urosome (dorsal); I, idem (lateral right side); J, P5.

Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : R.-M. Bathélémy in J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K., 1999, 79. [p.865, Fig.8, A].
Scanning electon miccrograph. Female (from Red Sea): A, genital double-somite (ventral); note the thin cuticular lamella under each genital slit (arrowhead).
Scale bar: 0.050 mm.
Symbols: large arrow = anterior pad; small arrow = opercular pad; gs = genital slit.

Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : A. Steuer in Arb. zool. Inst. Innsbruck, 1923, 1 (5). [p.32, Figs.151-156].
Female : 151, last thoracic segment and urosome (dorsal); 15154, proximal segments of A1; 155, P5.

Male (after Carl, 1907): 152, last thoracic segment and abdomen (dorsolateral); 153,urosome and caudal setae (dorsal); 156, P5.

Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 6 of morphological figuresissued from : A. Steuer in Arb. zool. Inst. Innsbruck, 1923, 1 (5). [Taf. III, Figs.25, 26].
Female: 25, genital segment (lateral); 26, idem (ventral).

Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 7 of morphological figuresissued from : N. Phukham in Species diversity of calanoid copepods in Thai waters, Andaman Sea (Master of Science, Univ. Bangkok). 2008. [p.139, Fig.13].
Female (from W Malay Peninsula): a, habitus (dorsal); b, urosome (dorsal); c, P5; d, proximal segments of A1.

Male: e, habitus (dorsal); f, last thoracic segment and urosome (dorsal); g, P5.

Body length after the drawings: F = 1.40 mm; M = 1.30 mm.

Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 8 of morphological figuresissued from : Mulyadi in Published by Res. Center Biol., Indonesia Inst. Sci. Bogor, 2004. [p.139, Fig.78].
Female (from 03°40'S, 128°10'E): a, habitus (dorsal); b, posterior part of last thoracic segment and urosome (dorsal); c, same with spermatophore (lateral right side); d, proximal segments of A1; e, P5.

Male: f, habitus (dorsal); g, last thoracic segment and urosome (dorsal); h, P5.

Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 9 of morphological figuresErratum: read Srinui and not Siruani.
1 - Genital double-somite having paired posterodorsal processes.
2 - 2nd segment of A1 without strong curved processes.
3 - Exopod of P5 not thickened proximally.
4 - Caudal ramus longer than wide by at most ca 2 times; 2nd free urosomite with small spinules dorsally and posteriorly.
5 - 5th to 7th segments of A1, each lacking hook posteriorlt; genital double-somite with pair of small processes dorsally.
6 - 1st segment of A1 with 2 or more strong processes distally.
7 - 2nd segment of A1 with 4 spinules posteriorly.

1 -
1 - Urosomite 3 without spine-like processes dorsally.
2 - Urosomite 4 with prominences dorally; number of dorsal prominenves on urosomite 4 fewer than 5.
3 - Terminal exopodal segment of left P5 with single element.
4 - Terminal element of left P5 spiniform.

Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 10 of morphological figuresIssued from : J. Carl in Rev. Suisse Zool., 1907, 15. [Pl. I, figs.3-5].
Acartia amboinensis. Male (from Baie d'Amboine = Ambon Bay, Indonesia): 3, last thoracic segment and abdomen (dorso-lateral view); 4, P5 (B2 = basis; Re = exopod); 5, abdomen (dorsal view).

Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Plate 11 of morphological figuresIssued from : S. Lee, H.Y. Soh & W. Lee in ZooKeys, 2019, 893. [p.84, Table 3]. Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis: Morphological characters.
Compare with other Odontacartia species.

1 - Presence of spine on 1st to 2nd segments of female A1. ..........2.
2 - Strong spines presengt on dorsal surface of female genital double-somite. .......3.
3 - 4 strong spines present on dorsal surface of female 2nd somite.

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.357, 419); De Decker, 1964 (p.14, 17, 27); De Decker & Mombeck, 1964 (p.11); Carter, 1977 (1978) (p.36); Madhupratap & al., 1981 (p.266, fig.1d: abundance vs. geographic transect); Dessier, 1983 (p.89, Tableau 1, Rem., %); De Decker, 1984 (p.317); Binet, 1984 (tab. 2, 3); 1985 (p.85, tab.3); Madhupratap & Haridas, 1986 (p.105, tab.2); Othman & al., 1990 (p.561, 564, Table 1); Madhupratap & al., 1996 (p.866); Padmavati & Goswami, 1996 a (p.85, fig.2, 3, Table 4, distribution); Padmavati & al., 1998 (p.349); Achuthankutty & al., 1998 (p.1, Table 2, seasonal abundance vs monsoon); Madhupratap & al., 2001 (p. 1345, vertical distribution vs. O2, figs.4, 5: clusters); Rezai & al., 2004 (p.489, tab.2); Kazmi, 2004 (p.228, Rem.: p.232); Jitlang & al., 2008 (p.65, Table 1); Maiphae & Sa-ardrit, 2011 (p.641, Table 2); Pillai H.U.K. & al., 2011 (p.239, Table 3, vertical distribution); Naz & al., 2012 (p.61, Table 4, relative abundance)
NZ: 5

Distribution map of Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis by geographical zones
Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Distribution map 2
Chart of 1996
Species Acartia (Odontacartia) amboinensis - Distribution map 3issued from : C.T. Achuthankutty, N. Ramaiah & G. Padmavati in Pelagic biogeography ICoPB II. Proc. 2nd Intern. Conf. Final report of SCOR/IOC working group 93, 9-14 July 1995. Workshop Report No. 142, Unesco, 1998. [p.8, Fig.6].
Salinity ranges for A. amboinensis in coastal and estuarine waters of Goa (India).
Shaded area indicates the range of higher abundance.
South Africa (E), SE Atlant., Red Sea, Indian (G. of Aden, Arabian Sea, Karachi coast, Arabian Gulf, Kuwait, Madagascar, Nosy Bé, Natal, Goa-Gujarat, Sri Lanka, Bay of Bengal), Barren Island, S Burma, W Malay Peninsula (Andaman Sea), Straits of Malacca, Ambon Bay (S Ceram Islands), Australia (G. of Carpentaria), Viet-Nam (Cauda Bay), Japan (Izu), SW Pacif. (New Caledonia)
N: 37 (Red Sea: 1; Indian: 26; Indonesia-Malaysia: 3, W Pacif.: 7)
(164) F: 1,43-1,33; M: 1,3; (786) F: 1,45; M: 1,32; (937) F: 1,44-1,47; M: 1,29-1,33; (1122) F: 1,35; M: 1,25; {F: 1,33-1,47; M: 1,25-1,33}
Rem.: neritic-oceanic; epipelagic.
See Acartia australis Table 1 from Ueda (1986, p.18).
For Mulyadi (2004, p.139) this species is closely related with the others Indo-Pacific species A. erythraea, bispinosa, japonica, australis, pitschmani.

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