Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Pseudoamallothrix ( Genus )
Pseudoamallothrix profunda  (Brodsky, 1950)   (F,M)
Syn.: Amallothrix profunda Brodsky, 1950 (1967) (p.263, Descr.M, figs.M); Bradford, 1973 (p.144); Roe, 1975 (p.320, 321, Rem.); Park, 1982 (p.77); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.93, Rem.); Homma & al., 2011 (p.29, Table 3, 5, abundance, feeding pattern: detritivores);
Scolecithrix birshteini major Brodsky,1955 a (p.199, Rem.F, figs.F)
Vyshkvartzeva, 1999 (2000) (p.228)
Species Pseudoamallothrix profunda - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from K.A. Brodskii in Keys to the Fauna of the USSR, Zool. Inst., 1967 (1950), No 35. [p.264, Fig.172]. As Amallothrix profunda.
Male (from NW Pacific): NP, habitus (lateral); R, rostrum; S5, P5.

Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segments fused, 4th and 5th fused.
Rostral filaments flat, defined from the base;
P5 distal segment of left exopod very short, with hairy inner side; distal segment of right exopod very long, with lobate median thickening.

Compl. Ref.:
Dias & al., 2019 (p.1, Table II, IV, occurrrence, vertical distribution)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Pseudoamallothrix profunda by geographical zones
NW Pacif. (Kamchatka), S Aleutian Is., The Campos Basin (Brazil: Dias & al., 2019)
N: 4
(22) M: 2,6; (773) F: 2,7-2,28; M: 2,8-2,75; {F: 2,28-2,70; M: 2,60-2,80}
Rem.: bathy-abyssopelagic.
A doubt subsists concerning the synonymy between this form male and P. laminata male.<>The occurrence in The Campos Basin (off Brazil coast) needs confirmation.
Last update : 25/11/2019
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