Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Amallothrix ( Genus )
Amallothrix sarsi  Rose, 1942   (F)
Ref.:
Rose, 1942 (p.132, Descr.F, figs.F); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.731, figs.F, Rem.)
Species Amallothrix sarsi - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from M. Rose in Ann.Inst. Occéan., 1942, XXI (3). [p.133, Fig.23].
Female (from Bay of Alger): habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); Ur, urosome (dorsal).


Species Amallothrix sarsi - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from M. Rose in Ann.Inst. Occéan., 1942, XXI (3). [p.133, Fig.24].
Female: A1, antennule; A2, antenna.


Species Amallothrix sarsi - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from M. Rose in Ann.Inst. Occéan., 1942, XXI (3). [p.134, Fig.25].
Female: Mx, maxillule; Mxp1, maxilla; Mxp2, maxilliped; Md, mandible; P5.
Nota: P5 symmetrical, 1-segmented, flattened, apical spine small; inner spine denticulate on the distal outer margin. Mx2 with distal scythe-like setae, the one more strong; endopod with 8 sensory organs: 2 worm-like falcate, 1 club-like and 5 brush-like (3 longer and thin, curved and 2 short and stocky).


Species Amallothrix sarsi - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from M. Rose in Ann.Inst. Occéan., 1942, XXI (3). [p.135, Fig.26].
Female: 26, swimming legs P1 to P4.

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.508, 509); Mazza, 1966 (p.71); Bradford, 1973 (p.142); Kovalev & Shmeleva, 1982 (p.84); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.103)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Amallothrix sarsi by geographical zones
Loc:
W Medit. (Algiers' Bay)
N: 1
Lg.:
(147) F: 2,1; {F: 2,10}
Rem.: Probable transfer to Scolecithricella.
Last update : 29/12/2014
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