Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scaphocalanus ( Genus )
Scaphocalanus australis  Park, 1982   (F,M)
Ref.:
Park, 1982 (p.121, Descr.F,M, figs.F,M, Rem.); Schulz, 1987 (Rem: p.108).
Species Scaphocalanus australis - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : T. Park in Biology of the Antarctic Seas XI, Antarct. Res. Ser, 1982, 34. [p.120, Fig.27].
Female: a, forehead (lateral); b, last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral left side); c, P1 (anterior); d, P2 (posterior); e, P3 (posterior); f, P4 (posterior); g, P5 (posterior); h, distal part of inner spine of P5.
Nota: Urosome about 34/100 length of prosome. All cephalosomal appendages as in S. vervoorti, P1-P4 also similar except minor differences.


Species Scaphocalanus australis - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : T. Park in Biology of the Antarctic Seas XI, Antarct. Res. Ser, 1982, 34. [p.121, Fig.28].
Male: a, habitus (lateral right side); b, last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral right side); c, P1 (two distal exopodal segments missing), anterior; d, P5 (anterior); e, P5 (posterior); f, distal part of left P5.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Scaphocalanus australis by geographical zones
Loc:
Australia (S & W)
N: 1
Lg.:
(76) F: 1,5-1,46; M: 1,48; {F: 1,46-1,50; M: 1,48}
Rem.: According to Park (1982, p.122) this species is morphologically similar to S. vervoorti and S. longifurca.
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