Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Acartiidae ( Family )
            Paracartia ( Genus )
Paracartia longipatella  (Connell & Grindley, 1974)   (F,M)
Syn.: Acartia longipatella Connell & Grindley, 1974 (p.95, figs.F,M); Wooldridge & Erasmus, 1980 (p.107, tidal utilization); Froneman, 2000 (p.543, grazing); Franco-Herrera & Castro, 2008 (p.370: Table 4)
Species Paracartia longipatella - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A.D. Connell & J.R. Grindley in Ann. S. Afr. Mus., 1974, 65 (3). [p.92, Figs.13-23]. As Acartia (Paracartia) longipatella.
Female (from Mtentu River estuary): 13, habitus (dorsal); 15, urosome (semi-schematic, showing position of accompanying plates); 15 a, idem (lateral); 17, rostrum and filaments; 21, Mx1; 22, P5.

Male: 14, habitus (dorsal); 16, urosome (dorsal); 18, right A1; 19, A2; 20, Md; 23, P5 (anterior); 23 a, another detailed view of left P5.

Scale bars in microns.

Compl. Ref.:
Grindley, 1977 (p.341, Table 2, fig.2, 3, 4, 7, 9); Connell, 1981 (p.499)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Paracartia longipatella by geographical zones
Species Paracartia longipatella - Distribution map 2issued from : J.R. Grindley in Trans. roy. Soc. S. Afr., 42, 3 & 4. [p.353, Fig.4].
Distribution of Paracartia longipatella from Saldanha Bay to Schrywershoek area (33°S, 18° E).
Compare this distribution with the species in the same site: Pseudodiaptomus hessei, Tortanus capensis, Oithona similis.
Loc:
South Africa (Algoa Bay, Saldanha Bay, estuary: Mtentu River: 30° E, Kariega estuary)
N: 4
Lg.:
(152) F: 1,04-0,98; 0,88-0,8; 0,9-0,82; M: 0,88-0,82; 0,87-0,76; 0,79-0,75; {F: 0,80-1,04; M: 0,75-0,88}
Last update : 07/12/2020
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