Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scaphocalanus ( Genus )
Scaphocalanus amplius  Park, 1970   (F,M)
Park, 1970 (p.476, 499, figs.F,M); Bradford, 1973 (p.143); Park, 1982 (p.76); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.93); Vyshkvartzeva, 1993 (p.27Rem.F,M); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.752, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Scaphocalanus amplius - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : T. S. Park in Bull. Mar. Sc., 1970, 20 (2). [p.502, Figs.120-127].
Female: 120, habitus (dorsal); 121, forehead (lateral); 122, posterior part of metasome and urosome (lateral right side); 123, idem (dorsal); 124, P1 (anterior); 125, P2 (posterior).

Male: 126, habitus (lateral left side); 127, P5 (anterior).
Nota: 2nd urosomal segment about 1.5 times as long as 3rd or 4th urosomal segment.

Compl. Ref.:
Roe, 1984 (p.357); Zenetos & al., 2005 (p.63, Rem.: p.82, casual occurrence); Zenetos & al., 2010 (p.397); Medellin-Mora & Navas S., 2010 (p.265, Tab. 2)
NZ: 3

Distribution map of Scaphocalanus amplius by geographical zones
Species Scaphocalanus amplius - Distribution map 3
Chart of 1996
Caribbean Sea, Caribbean Colombia, G. of Mexico, off W Cabo Finisterre, W Medit. (Baleares- Sardinia: in Greze & Shmeleva, 1982, p.84)
N: 5
(88) F: 1,68-1,54; M: 1,86-1,76; (992) F: 1,54-1,76; M: 1,76-1,9; {F: 1,54-1,76; M: 1,76-1,90}
Rem.: Meso-bathypelagic.
? Cf. Scaphocalanus invalidus.
According to Park (1970, p.501), judging from the size of the body and the shape of P1, some of females reported by Tanaka (1961) as S. curtus seem belong to the present species.
Vyshkvartzeva (1993, p.13) emphasizes the P1 with an inner basal seta and outer endopodal lobe.
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