Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Phaennidae ( Family )
            Xanthocalanus ( Genus )
Xanthocalanus squamatus  Farran, 1936   (F)
Farran, 1936 a (p.93, Descr.F, figs.F); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.71); Bradford-Grieve, 2004 b (p.630, tab.1)
Species Xanthocalanus squamatus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : G.P. Farran in Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-1929, Scient. Rep., V, N°3, 1936. [p.94, Fig.8].
Female: a, habitus (dorsal); b, last thoracic segments and urosome (lateral); c, Mx2; d, mxp (setae on terminal segments not shown); e, P1; f, P2; g, endopodite of P3; h, endopodite of P4; i, P5.
Nota: Mx2 with stout toothed spines on the 4th and 5th lobes, terminal setae scoleciform, their ends coalescing in a spongy rounded mass, except the most distal, which is not involved.

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.418, 553)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Xanthocalanus squamatus by geographical zones
Australia (Great Barrier Reef)
N: 1
(34) F: 3,2; {F: 3,20}
Rem.: Depth: 0-180 over 225 m.
Last update : 02/02/2015
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