Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Amallothrix ( Genus )
Amallothrix farrani  Rose, 1942   (F)
Rose, 1942 (p.130, Descr.F, figs.F)
Species Amallothrix farrani - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : M. Rose in Annls. Inst. Océan. , 1942, XXI (3). [p.130, Fig.20].
Female (from Bay of Alger): 20, habitus (lateral right side and dorsal, respectively; R, rostrum; Ur, urosome (dorsal).
Nota: 4th and 5th thoracic segments fused.

Species Amallothrix farrani - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : M. Rose in Annls. Inst. Océan. , 1942, XXI (3). [p.131, Fig.21, 22].
Female: 21, A1, antennule; A2, antennula; Mxp1, Maxilla; Mxp2, maxilliped. 22, swimming legs from P1 to P5.
Nota: A1 20-segmented with indistinct segmentation of 1st segment. Rostrum small with 2 long filaments. A2 with endopod shorter than exopod. P5 esemble Scolecithrix longipes Giesbrecht (189, Taf.13, fig.30).

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.508, 509); Mazza, 1966 (p.71); Kovalev & Shmeleva, 1982 (p.84); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.103, Rem.); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.727, figs.F, Rem.)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Amallothrix farrani by geographical zones
W Medit. (Algiers' Bay)
N: 1
(147) F: 1,8; {F: 1,80}
Rem.: meso-bathypelagic. ? Cf. Scolecithricella farrani. The genus of this species remains to be determined.
This species resemble Scolecithrix longipes Giesbrecht1,1892, and may be a synonym.
Last update : 29/12/2014
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