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)
Ref.:
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.
Female:
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.

Male:
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.

Nota:
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.
Loc:
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)
Lg.:
(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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