Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scolecocalanus ( Genus )
Scolecocalanus galeatus  Farran, 1936   (F)
Farran, 1936 a (p.103, Descr.F, figs.F); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.114)
Species Scolecocalanus galeatus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : G.P. Farran in Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-1929, Scient. Rep., V, N°3, 1936. [p.102, Fig.14].
Female: a, habitus (lateral); b, urosome (dorsal); c, forehead (lateral); d, Mx1; e, P1; f, P3; g, P5.
- There is an indication of a lenticular thickening at the base of the rostrum.
- Segmentation between 4th and 5th thoracic segments faintly indicated.
- Genital segment narrowed anteriorly and slightly asymmetrical, the right side being slightly swollen and with a postero-dorsal tooth or hook.
- A1 23-segmented, segments 8-9 and 24-25 fused, there is a partial fusing of the 9th and 10th segments. P5 present only on the left side.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Scolecocalanus galeatus by geographical zones
E Australia (Great Barrier Reef)
N: 1
(34) F: 4,56; {F: 4,56}
Last update : 27/03/2017
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