Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scottocalanus ( Genus )
Scottocalanus investigatoris  Sewell, 1929   (M)
Ref.:
Sewell, 1929 (p.187, Descr.M, figs.M); 1948 (p.540, 541: Rem., 552); Silas, 1972 (p.647); Park, 1983 (p.198); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.115)
Species Scottocalanus investigatoris - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : R.B.S. Sewell in Mem. Indian Mus., 1929, X. [p.188, Fig.67].
Male (from Laccadive Sea): a, habitus (dorsal); b, A2; c, P1; d, P2; e, P3; j, P5.
Nota: the specimen resembles S. persecans (Giesbrecht), it differs from that species in its much larger size and in the absence of any crest on the head.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Scottocalanus investigatoris by geographical zones
Loc:
N Indian (SW off Sri Lanka)
N: 1
Lg.:
(29) M: 5,5; {M: 5,50}
Rem.: After Tanaka (1961 a, p.150) the male of S. rotundatus differs from S. investigatoris in its small size and in having a small process on the 1st segment of the right P5
Last update : 05/03/2017
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