Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Phaennidae ( Family )
            Xanthocalanus ( Genus )
Xanthocalanus propinquus  Sars, 1902   (F,M)
Sars, 1902 (1903) (p.48, figs.F,M); Wolfenden, 1908 (p.33); Wilson, 1932 a (p.73, figs.F,M); Rose, 1933 a (p.132, figs.F,M); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.71)
Species Xanthocalanus propinquus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.O. Sars in An Account of the Crustacea of Norway. Vol. IV. Copepoda Calanoida. Published by the Bergen Museum, 1903. [Pl. XXXIII].
Female & Male.
Nota: C = forehead (lateral left side); mp1 = Mx2; mp2 = Mxp.

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.496); Unterüberbacher, 1964 (p.24); Matthews, 1967 (p.159, Table 1, Rem.); Carter, 1977 (1978) (p.35)
NZ: 6

Distribution map of Xanthocalanus propinquus by geographical zones
South Africa (E) (off Durban, Natal), Namibia, Congo, Woods Hole, Norway (W coast, Selsövig, Raunefjorden: all the year), Arctic
N: 8
(32) F: 1,75; (45) F: 1,75; M: 2,4; (65) F: 1,75; (432) M: 1,5; {F: 1,75; M: 1,50-2,40}
Rem.: hyperbenthic. Depth about 150 m
Last update : 02/02/2015
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