Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Acartiidae ( Family )
            Acartia ( Genus )
                Acartia ( Sub-Genus )
Acartia (Acartia) longisetosa  Brady, 1914   (F)
Brady, 1914 a (p.26, Descr.F, figs.F); Steuer, 1923 (p.38, fig.F, Rem.).
Species Acartia (Acartia) longisetosa - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : G.S. Brady in Ann. Durban Mus., 1914, Vol. I. [Pl. VI, figs.1-2].
Female (from Durban Bay, Natal): 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, P5.

- Body elongated.
- Metasome slightly tapering in front, abruptly truncates behind, where the lateral angles are produced, forming well marked backward pointing spines.
- A1 reaching beyond rge extremity of the metasome, beset with numerous very long setae and bearing near the base 1 or more sharp spine-like denticles, indistinctly segmented at the proximal third.
- P5 pair very small, 2-segmented bearing 2 minute apical setae.

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.430).
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Acartia (Acartia) longisetosa by geographical zones
SE South Africa (Durban Bay)
N: 1
(1320) F: 1,1; {F: 1,10}
Rem.: doubtful species.
Last update : 03/12/2020
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