Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Phaennidae ( Family )
            Xanthocalanus ( Genus )
Xanthocalanus polaris  Brodsky, 1950   (F)
Syn.: Scolecitrichopsis polaris : Kosobokova & al., 2011 (p.29, Table 2, Rem.: Arctic Basins)
Brodsky, 1950 (1967) (p.229, Descr.F, figs.F); Vidal, 1971 a (p.13, figs.F); Campaner, 1978 a (p.968, Rem.); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.71); Vyshkvartzeva, 1999 (2000) (p.221)
Species Xanthocalanus polaris - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : K.A. Brodskii in Calanoida of the Far Eastern Seas and Polar Basin of the USSR. Opred. Fauna SSSR, 1950, 35 (Israel Program for Scientific Translations, Jerusalem, 1967) [p.230, Fig.141].
Female (from Arctic): habitus (dorsal and lateral right side); R, rostrum; Mp1, Mx2; S1, P1; S5, P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Hattori, 1991 (tab.1, Appendix); Sirenko & al, 1996 (p.345); Kosobokova & Hirche, 2000 (p.2029, tab.2); Bradford-Grieve, 2004 (p.285); Dvoretsky & Dvoretsky, 2010 (p.991, Table 2)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Xanthocalanus polaris by geographical zones
Arct. (Barents Sea, Nansen Basin, Amundsen Basin, Makarov Basin, Lomonosov Ridge), Japan (off Sanriku)
N: 6
(22) F: 2,2-2; {F: 2,00-2,20}
Rem.: abyssopelagic, hyperbenthic.
Probably in the genus Scolecitrichopsis (Scolecitrichidae). According to Kosobokova, Hopcroft and Hirche (2011, p.35: Table 2) the species fits in the genus Scolecitrichopsis.
Last update : 02/02/2015
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