Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scolecithricella ( Genus )
Scolecithricella longispinosa  Chen & Zhang, 1965   (F)
Chen & Zhang, 1965 (p.62, 125, Descr.F, figs.F); Vyshkvartzeva, 1999 (2000) (p.234); Phukham, 2008 (p.134, figs.F); Soh & al., 2013 (p.95, figs.F)
Species Scolecithricella longispinosa - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from: Q.-c Chen & S.-z. Zhang in Studia Marina Sinica, 1965, 7. [Pl.19, 6-10].
Female (from E China Sea): 6, habitus (dorsal); 7, idem (latera right side); 8, rostrum (ventral view); 9, distal part of Mx2; 10, P5 (posterior).
Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment fused, 4th and 5th fused.
- Frontal part of head, round.
- Posterolateral angles of last thoracic segment obtuse.
- Urosome 4-segmented; 1st segment longer than the others.
- Anal segment and furcal rami, short.
- A1 22 segmented, extending beyond the end of last thoracic segment.
- P5 symmetrical; each foot of only one lamelliform segment, its outer side with a small spine, the inner distal side with a strong spine, apex with smaller and more pointed apical spine.

Species Scolecithricella longispinosa - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : N. Phukham in Species diversity of calanoid copepods in Thai waters, Andaman Sea (Master of Science, Univ. Bangkok). 2008. [p.215, Fig.89].
Female (from W Malay Peninsula): a-b, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); c, urosome (dorsal); d, P5.

Body length after drawing: F = 0.922 mm.

Species Scolecithricella longispinosa - Plate 3 of morphological figuresIssued from : H.Y. Soh, S.Y. Moon & J.H. Wi in Invertebrate Fauna of Korea (eds) Incheon: NIBR, 2013, 21 (28). [p.96, Fig.54].
Female (from Korean waters): A-B, habitus (lateral and dorsal, respectively); C, forehead (ventral) showing rostrum; D, A1.
Scale bars: A-C = 300 µm; D = 50 µm.

Species Scolecithricella longispinosa - Plate 4 of morphological figuresIssued from : H.Y. Soh, S.Y. Moon & J.H. Wi in Invertebrate Fauna of Korea (eds) Incheon: NIBR, 2013, 21 (28). [p.97, Fig.55].
Female: A, P1; B, P2; C, P3; D, P4; E, P5.
Scale bars: A-D = 20 µm; E, 10 µm.

Species Scolecithricella longispinosa - Plate 5 of morphological figuresIssued from: Q.-c Chen & S.-z. Zhang in Studia Marina Sinica, 1965, 7. [p.125 ].
Comparison of distinguisehed features between Scolecithricella longispinosa and Scolecithricella globulosa.

Compl. Ref.:
Guangshan & Honglin, 1984 (p.118, tab.); Yoo, 1991 (tab.1); Kim & al., 1993 (p.270); Shih & Young, 1995 (p.73); Park & Choi, 1997 (Appendix); Hsiao & al., 2004 (p.326, tab.1); Hsieh & al., 2004 (p.397, tab.1); Lan & al., 2004 (p.332, tab.1); Satapoomin & al., 2004 (p.107, tab.4); Lo & al., 2004 (p.89, tab.1); Wang & Zuo, 2004 (p.1, Table 2, dominance, origin); Zuo & al., 2006 (p.163: tab.1); Hwang & al., 2006 (p.943, tabl. I); Dur & al., 2007 (p.197, Table IV); Tseng L.-C. & al., 2008 (p.153, fig.5, Table 2, occurrence vs geographic distribution, indicator species); Jitlang & al., 2008 (p.65, Table 1); Lan Y.-C. & al., 2009 (p.1, Table 2, % vs hydrogaphic conditions); Cornils & al., 2010 (p.2076, Table 3); Hsiao S.H. & al., 2011 (p.475, Appendix I); Chen H. & al., 2011 (p.84, spatial & temporal variations); Tseng L.-C. & al., 2011 (p.239, Table 3, abundance %); Tseng L.-C. & al., 2011 (p.47, Table 2, occurrences vs mesh sizes); Jang M.-C & al., 2012 (p.37, abundance and seasonal distribution); Tseng & al., 2013 (p.507, seasonal abundance); Hwang & al., 2014 (p.43, Appendix A: seasonal abundance)
NZ: 5

Distribution map of Scolecithricella longispinosa by geographical zones
NE Indian (Bay of Bengal, off Phuket, W Malay Peninsula (Andaman Sea), Indonesia (SW Celebes), China Seas (Yellow Sea, East China Sea, South China Sea, Minjiang Riv.), Taiwan Strait, Taiwan (SW, E, W, NW, N: Mienhua Canyon, NE), S Korea, Korea Strait, Japan Sea, Pacif. (W equatorial)

Type locality: 30° N, 124° E.
N: 36
(290) F: 1,2-1,1; (1174) F: 0,86-0,88; {F: 0,86-1,20}
Rem.: Genus poorly assured.
Satapoomin & al. (2004) report this species from the NE Indian Ocean.
Last update : 01/08/2016
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