Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Acartiidae ( Family )
            Pteriacartia ( Genus )
Pteriacartia josephinae  (Crisafi, 1974)   (F,M)
Syn.: Acartia josephinae Crisafi, 1974 (1975) (p.6, figs.F,M); Kovalev & Shmeleva, 1982 (p.85); Rodriguez & Vives, 1984 (p.246); Garcia-Rodriguez, 1985 a (p.41, 42); Lakkis, 1990 (p.63); 1994 (p.481); Belmonte & Puce, 1994 (p.131, figs. eggs); Madhupratap & al., 1996 (p.77, table 2: resting eggs); Selifonova, 2011 a (p.77, Table 1, alien species in Black Sea);
Paracartia josephinae : Barthélémy, 1999 (p.859, 867, 869: Rem., figs.F)
Belmonte, 1998 (p.360, figs.F,M, juv., egg, Nauplius); 1998 a (p.38, fig., Rem.: O); Bradford-Grieve, 1999 (p.15, figs.F,M [not fig.21 but 20]); Avancini & al., 2006 (p.120, Pl. 88, figs.F,M, Rem.); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.436, figs.F,M, Rem.); Barthélémy, 1999 a (p.9, Fig.D-F)
Species Pteriacartia josephinae - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : P. Crisafi in Boll. Pesca Piscic. Idrobiol., 1974 (1975), 29 (1). [ Pl.I]. As Acartia josephinae.
Female (from Catanzaro, S Ilaly): f, habitus (dorsal); f ad, posterior thoracic part and urosome (dorsal), f P5, P5.

Male: m, habitus (dorsal); m ad, posterior thoracic part and urosome (dorsal); m P5, P5.

Species Pteriacartia josephinae - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : R.-M. Bathélémy in J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K., 1999, 79. [p.866, Fig.9, A-B]. As Paracartia josephinae.
Scanning electon miccrograph. Female (from Acquatina Lake, Italy): A, genital double-somite (ventral) showing lateral position of genital slits (arrows) and detail of the left one (inset); B, left side of the internal genital area.
Scale bars: 0.010 mm (A, B).
Symbols: sr = seminal receptacle; ed = egg-laying duct.

Species Pteriacartia josephinae - Plate 3 of morphological figuresIssued from : J.M. Bradford-Grieve in ICES Identification Leaflets for Plankton N°181, 1999 [p.13, Figs.20 a-f].
Female: a, urosome (dorsal); b, P5.

Male: c, last thoracic segment and urosome (dorsal); e, distal segments of right A1.

Species Pteriacartia josephinae - Plate 4 of morphological figuresIssued from : M.G. Mazzocchi in Guida al Riconoscimento del plancton dei Mari Italiani, Vol. II, 2006. [p.96, Tav. 88]. After A. Comaschi.
Female: a, habitus (dorsal); b, right A1; c-d, urosome (dorsal); e, P5.

Male: f, habitus (dorsal); g, right A1; h, urosome (dorsal); i-l, P5.
B1-I = coxa and intercoxal sclerite fused; B2 = basis; Re1 = exopodal segment 1; Re 2 = exopodal segment 2; Re 3 = exopodal segment 3; Re 2+3 = exopodal segments 2+3 fused.

Compl. Ref.:
Belmonte & Potenza, 2001 (p.174); Uysal & al., 2002 (p.17, tab.1); Vaglio & al., 2005 (p.163); Rossi, 2008 (p.90: Tableau XII); Mazzocchi & Di Capua, 2010 (p.423); Belmonte & al., 2013 (p.222, Table 2, abundance vs stations); Belmonte, 2018 (p.273, Table I: Italian zones)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Pteriacartia josephinae by geographical zones
Medit. (France: Toulon Harbour; Italy: Tyrrhenian Sea, Messina, G. of Taranto, lago Acquatina, Ionian-S Adriatic Sea; SE Spain: laguna Mar Menor, Castellon; Albania: Lago of Butrinto; Salento coasts, NW Lenanon Basin, Lebanon, Black Sea)
N: 14
(175) F: 0,924; 0,921 [Italie]; 0,996; 0,808; M: 0,865-0,789 [Espagne]; (252) F: 0,887-0,796; M: 0,828-0,788; {F: 0,796-0,996; M: 0,788-0,865}
Rem.: encountered only in polluted waters.
Last update : 07/06/2020
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