Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scopalatum ( Genus )
Scopalatum sp.  Bradford, Haakonssen, Jillett, 1983   (F)
Syn.: “Amallophora “ altera (F) : Bradford, 1973 (p.144, 145, figs.F), no Farran, 1929 (p.252); Roe, 1975 (p.336, Rem.)
Ref.:
Bradford & al., 1983 (p.114, Rem., figs.F)
Species Scopalatum sp. - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : J.M. Bradford, L. Haakonssen & J.B. Jillett in Mem. N.Z. oceanogr. Inst., 1983, 90. [p.115, Fig.71].
Female: A, habitus (lateral left side); B, Mx2; C, P1; D, P5.

Nota: P5 has 2 segments fused; with 2 terminal spines, outer spine slightly shorter than fused segments, inner spine more than one and one-half times length of outer spine; both spines bear spinules which are sparse on outer terminal spine.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Scopalatum sp. by geographical zones
Loc:
New Zealand.

Type locality: 41°45'S, 174°55'E.
N: 1
Lg.:
(9) F: 3,2; {F: 3,2}
Rem.: For Bradfod & al. (1983, p.115) this specimen (damaged) differs from the only large female described (S. gibbera) in not having a protuberance on the anterodorsal surface of the head and in having the outer spine on P5 almost as long as the fused segments ( In gibbera this spine is about half the length of the segment).
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