Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Stephidae ( Family )
            Parastephos ( Genus )
Parastephos pallidus  Sars, 1902   (F,M)
Syn.: Stephos pallidus : Kos, 2016 (p.11, 12, 34, figs.F, M, Eem.)
Sars, 1902 (1903) (p.65, Descr.M, figs.M); van Breemen, 1908 a (p.86, figs.M); Sars, 1919 (1921) (p.6, Descr.F, figs.F, Rem.M); Rose, 1933 a (p.163, figs.F,M)
Species Parastephos pallidus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.O. Sars in An Account of the Crustacea of Norway. Suppl. Vol. VII. Copepoda Supplement. Published by the Bergen Museum, (1919) 1921. [Pl. III].

Species Parastephos pallidus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : G.O. Sars in An Account of the Crustacea of Norway. Vol. IV. Copepoda Calanoida. Published by the Bergen Museum, 1903. [Pl. XLIV].
M = Md; m = Mx1; mp1 = Mx2; mp2 = Mxp.

Species Parastephos pallidus - Plate 3 of morphological figuresIssued from : M.S. Kos in Zoological Institut RAS, St. Petersburg, 2016, 179. [p.65, Fig.15]. As Stephos pallidus female and male (redrawn from Sars, 1902).

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.483); Matthews, 1967 (p.159, Table 1, Rem.)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Parastephos pallidus by geographical zones
SW Norway (coastal), Raunefjorden (all the year), Scotland (coastal), North Sea.

59°17' N, 5°20' E
N: 4
(65) M: 1,9; (132) F: 2,2; {F: 2,20; M: 1,90}
Rem.: For Kos, 2016 (p.9): the genus Parastephos is a junior synonym from Stephos.
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