Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scopalatum ( Genus )
Scopalatum dubia  T. Scott, 1894   (M)
Syn.: Scolecithrix (Amallophora) dubia T. Scott, 1894 b (p.55, Descr.M, figs.M); Bradford, 1973 (p.139, Rem.);
Heteremalla dubia : Rose, 1929 (p.26); Kovalev & Shmeleva, 1982 (p.83);
Hetermalla dubia : Roe, 1972 (p.303, 309); Scolecithrix scotti Giesbrecht, 1897 b (p.254, Rem.); Giesbrecht & Schmeil, 1898 (p.46, Rem.M); Wolfenden, 1911 (p.250); Sewell, 1948 (p.502, 523);
Heteramalla dubia : Sars, 1907 a (part., p.17, non F); Sars, 1925 (part., p.125); 1924 (non : Pl.39, figs.F); Rose, 1933 a (part., p.135, non F, non figs.F); Wilson, 1942 (part., p.189); Vervoort, 1965 (part., p.28-29: Rem.); ? in C.B. Wilson, 1950 (p.238); ? Grice & Hulsemann, 1967 (p.16);
non Heteramalla dubia : A. Scott, 1909 (p.86, non : Pl.33, figs.F); Grice & Hulsemann, 1965 (p.221, 223, 235, figs.F)
Roe, 1975 (p.338, figs.M, Rem.); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.114); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.805, figs.F,M, Rem., as dubium)
Species Scopalatum dubia - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : H.S.J. Roe in Bull. British Mus. (Natural History) Zool., London, 1975, 28 (7). [p.340, Fig.21].
Male: a, habitus (dorsal); b, forehead and rostrum (right lateral side); c, rostrum (ventral); d, last thoracic segment (right lateral side); e, A1; f, A2; g, mandibular palp; h, masticatory edge of Md; i, Mx1; j, Mx1 (different specimen); k, Mx2; Mx2; l, Mx2 (head of small brush-like seta); m, Mxp (basal segment from different specimen); n, P1; o, P2; p, P3; q, P4; r, P5; s, P5 (last exopodite segment right leg); t, P5 (lest exopodite segment left leg); u, P5 (last endopodite segment left leg, from different specimen).
Bar scale 0.1 mm unless indicated.

Compl. Ref.:
Vives, 1982 (p.292); Lozano Soldevilla & al., 1988 (p.59)
NZ: 4 + 1 doubtful

Distribution map of Scopalatum dubia by geographical zones
G. of Guinea, off Ascension Is., Cape Verde Is., off Canary Is., W Medit. W (Baleares, G. of Lion), ? off Hawaii
N: 11
(8) M: 2,74-2,36; (57) M: 2,5; (119) M: 2,51; {M: 2,36-2,74}
Rem.: Meso-bathypelagic.
Last update : 31/01/2015
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