Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scaphocalanus ( Genus )
Scaphocalanus insignis  Brodsky, 1950   (F)
Brodsky, 1950 (1967) (p.255, Descr.F, figs.F); Park, 1982 (p.77); Bradford, 1973 (p.144); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.93); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.771, figs.F, Rem.)
Species Scaphocalanus insignis - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : K.A. Brodskii in Calanoida of the Far Eastern Seas and Polar Basin of the USSR. Opred. Fauna SSSR, 1950, 35 (Israel Program for Scientific Translations, Jerusalem, 1967) [p.255, Fig.162].
Female (from NW Pacif.): habitus (dorsal and lateral right side); forehead (lateral); R, rostrum; S5, P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Lozano Soldevilla & al., 1988 (p.59); Yamaguchi & al., 2002 (p.1007, tab.1); Galbraith, 2009 (pers. comm.)
NZ: 2 + 1 doubtful

Distribution map of Scaphocalanus insignis by geographical zones
Station Knot (44°N, 155°E), NW Pacif., off British Columbia (rare), Canary Is. (in Vives, 1982, p.292)
N: 4
(22) F: 2,1; {F: 2,10}
Rem.: Genus poorly assured but probable.
? Cf. Scaphocalanus longifurca : synonymy possible.
Last update : 31/01/2015
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