Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Amallothrix ( Genus )
Amallothrix parafalcifer  (Park, 1980)   (F)
Syn.: Scolecithricella parafalcifer Park, 1980 (p.50, Descr.F, figs.F); Park & Ferrari, 2009 (p.143, Table 4, Appendix 1, biogeography from Southern Ocean)
Bradford & al., 1983 (p.78, 85, Rem., figs.F); Vyshkvartzeva, 2000 (p.235)
Species Amallothrix parafalcifer - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : T. Park in Antarct. Res. Ser. Washington, 1980, 31 (2). [p.52, Fig.12]. As Scolecithricella parafalcifer.
Female: a, forehead (lateral); b, last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral left side); c, genital segment (lateral left side): d, rostrum (anterior); e, A2; f, Md; g, Mx1; h, distal part of Mx2; i, Mxp; j, P1 (anterior); k, P2 (posterior); l, P3 (posterior); m, P5 (posterior).

Compl. Ref.:
Voronina & Kolosova, 1999 (p.71); Razouls & al., 2000 (p.343, tab. 2, 5, Appendix); Kuriyama & Nishida, 2006 (p.299: Tab.II; p.309: Tab.III, 10, vertical distribution).
NZ: 3

Distribution map of Amallothrix parafalcifer by geographical zones
Antarct. (Weddell Sea, S Pacif.), sub-Antarct. (Indian, SW & SE Pacif.), Japan (Sagami Bay)
N: 6
(523) F: 2,14-1,86; (1000) F: 1,3-1,9; {F: 1,30-2,14}
Rem.: Sampling depth (Antarct., sub-Antarct.) : 0-2500 m.
For Park (1980, p.51) this species is close to Scolecithrix falcifer Farran, 1926 and redescribed by Roe (1975) as Amallothrix falcifer.
Last update : 18/01/2021
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