Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scaphocalanus ( Genus )
Scaphocalanus insolitus  C.B. Wilson, 1950   (F)
C.B. Wilson, 1950 (p.327, Descr.F, figs.F); Bradford, 1973 (p.144); Park, 1982 (p.77, Rem.); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.93)
Species Scaphocalanus insolitus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : C.B. Wilson in Bull. U.S. natn Mus., 100, 14 (4), 1950. [Pl.34, Fig.512].
Female (from Philippines: 512, habitus (dorsal).
Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment fused, 4th and 5th fused prolonged backward at the posterior corners nearly to the distal end of he genital segment. urosome 4-segmented. Caudal rami as long as the anal segment, one-half longer than wide and divergent. A1 reacing the caudal rami. Exopod of A2 sligtly longer than the endopod

Species Scaphocalanus insolitus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : C.B. Wilson in Bull. U.S. natn Mus., 100, 14 (4), 1950. [Pl.34, Figs.513, 514].
Female: 513, forehead (lateral); 514, P5.
Nota: Head with a very pronounced triangular crest. P5 very unusual.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Scaphocalanus insolitus by geographical zones
Philippines (between Bohol and Leyte Islands, off southern Luzon).
N: 1
(137) F: 3,8; {F: 3,80}
Rem.: Taken in the surface. Genus poorly ensured but probable.
Last update : 31/01/2015
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