Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Scottocalanus ( Genus )
Scottocalanus sedatus  Farran, 1936   (F)
Farran, 1936 a (p.99, Descr.F, figs.F); Sewell, 1948 (p.553); Grice, 1962 (p.213, figs.F)
Species Scottocalanus sedatus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : G.P. Farran in Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-1929, Scient. Rep., V, N°3, 1936. [p.100, Fig.12].
Female: a, habitus (lateral); b, idem (dorsal); c, forehead (lateral); d, rostrum; e, P5; f, end of 2nd segment of P5.

Species Scottocalanus sedatus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : G.D. Grice in Fish. Bull. Fish and Wildl. Ser., 1962, 61. [p.212, Pl.19, Figs.21-25].
Female (from equatorial Pacific): 21, habitus (lateral); 22, posterior part of thorax and urosome (dorsal); 23, rostrum; 24, P2; 25, P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Park, 1983 (p.198, 199); Guangshan & Honglin, 1984 (p.118, tab.); Bradford, 1983 (p.116); Shih & Young, 1995 (p.74); Kazmi, 2004 (p.229)
NZ: 4

Distribution map of Scottocalanus sedatus by geographical zones
Pakistan, E Indian, China Seas (East China Sea), Australia (Great Barrier), Pacif. (W equatorial), Pacif. equatorial
N: 5
(34) F: 3,2-3,18; (101) F: 3,4; 3,3; {F: 3,18-3,40}
Rem.: For Morris (1970, p.2312) the male described as Scottocalanus sp. would be the male of this species knowed only by the female.
Last update : 31/01/2015
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