Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scaphocalanus ( Genus )
Scaphocalanus cristatus  (Giesbrecht, 1895)   (F,M)
Syn.: Scolecithrix cristata Giesbrecht, 1895 c (p.252, Descr.F, figs.F); Giesbrecht & Schmeil, 1898 (p.48);
Scolecithrix magna : Esterly, 1906 a (p.66, figs.F);
? Scaphocalanus magnus : C.B. Wilson, 1950 (p.328)
Park, 1982 (p.76, 92, Rem.F,M, figs.F,M)
Species Scaphocalanus cristatus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from T. Park in Biology of the Antarctic Seas XI, Antarct. Res. Ser, 1982, 34. [p.94, Fig.10].
Female: a, habitus (lateral left side); b, forehead (lateral). Nota: Urosome about 27/100 length of prosome.

Male: c, habitus (lateral); d, posterior part of thorax and urosome (lateral left side). Nota: Urosome about 43/100 length of prosome.

Compl. Ref.:
Park & Ferrari, 2009 (p.143, Table 5, fig.1, Appendix 1, biogeography)
NZ: 4

Distribution map of Scaphocalanus cristatus by geographical zones
off Tasmania, S Pacif., off Chile, California
N: 3
(17) F: 4,4; (43) F: 4,7-4,55; (76) F: 5,25-4,68; M: 5,16-4,91; {F: 4,40-5,25; M: 4,91-5,16}
Rem.: This species should not be synonymous with Scaphocalanus magnus (T. Scott, 1894 b) as affirm certain authors (Vervoort, 1957, p.111).
Last update : 31/01/2015
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