Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Acartiidae ( Family )
            Acartiella ( Genus )
Acartiella sewelli  (Steuer, 1934)   (F,M)
Syn.: Acartia (Acartiella) sewelli Steuer, 1934 (p.335, figs.F,M); Sewell, 1948 (p.324, 429); Wellershaus, 1969 (p.269, 270, figs.F,M); Mitra & al., 1990 (fig.3)
Barthélémy, 1999 (p.857, 861, fig.F)
Species Acartiella sewelli - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : S. Wellershaus in Veröff. Inst. Meeresforsch. Bremerh., 1969, 11 (2). [p.269, Fig.49-52]. After Steuer 1934.
Female: 50, P5; 51, urosome.

Male: 49, P5; 51, urosome.

Species Acartiella sewelli - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : R.-M. Bathélémy in J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K., 1999, 79. [p.858, Fig.1, K].
Scanning electon miccrograph. Female: K, genital double-somite (ventral).
Scale bar: 0.030 mm.
Symbols: arrowhead = cuticular folds limiting the genital area; large arrow = opercular pad; small arrow = cuticular eccrescence on the septum.

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.324); Sarkar & al., 1986 (p.177, 178); Madhupratap & Haridas, 1986 (p.105, tab.2); Gajbhiye & Abidi, 1993 (p.137); Fernandes, 2008 (p.465, Tabl.2)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Acartiella sewelli by geographical zones
Burma (Myitkyo), India, W Bengal (Hooghly estuary, Mandarmani creek), Bangladesh (Meghna Riv.), Bay of Bengal
N: 7
(192) F: 1,57-1,38; M: 1,51-1,27; {F: 1,38-1,57; M: 1,27-1,51}
Rem.: Estuaries, brackish.
See A. keralensis in Wellershaus (1969, p.267)
Last update : 15/12/2017
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