Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Stephidae ( Family )
            Stephos ( Genus )
Stephos fultoni  T & A. Scott, 1898   (F,M)
Ref.:
T & A. Scott, 1898 (p.185, figs.F,M); T. Scott, 1898 i (p.266, figs.F,M); Rose, 1933 a (p.163, figs.F,M); Bradford-Grieve, 1999 a (p.25, Table1: Rem.) ; Kos, 2016 (p.15, figs.F, M, Rem.)
Species Stephos fultoni - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : T. Scott & A. Scott in Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., 1898, 7 (1). [Pl.X, Figs.1-8].
Female (from Scotland): 1, habitus (lateral); 2, A1; 3, A2; 4, Md; 5, Mx2; 6, P5; 7, urosome (dorsal).

Male: 8, urosome (dorsal).

Nota: Abdomen 4-segmented; genital segment viewed laterally with a spiniform and hook-like appendage on the inferior aspect and near the proximal end, while posteriorly there is a distinct fascicle of hairs. A1 24-segmented; proportional lengths of the segments as shown by thr formula 1 (10), 2 (13), 3 (17), 4 (5), 6 (4), 7 (4), 8 (6), 9 (3), 10 (4), 11 (4), 12 (5), 13 (5), 14 (5), 15 (6), 16 (5), 17 (5), 18 (5), 19 (5), 20 (5), 21 (5), 22 (6), 23 (7), 24 (5).


Species Stephos fultoni - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : T. Scott & A. Scott in Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., 1898, 7 (1). [Pl.XI, Figs.1-4].
Male: 1, P1; 2, P2; 3, P4; 4, P5.

Nota: Abdomen 5-segmented.


Species Stephos fultoni - Plate 3 of morphological figuresIssued from : M.S. Kos in Zoological Institut RAS, St. Petersburg, 2016, 179. [p.16, Fig.3]. Stephos fultoni female and male (Redrawn from T. & A. Scott, 1898).

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.483)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Stephos fultoni by geographical zones
Loc:
Scotland (Firth of Clyde, Loch Fyne), English Channel (Roscoff)

Locality Type locality: 55°55' N, 4°31' W.

1 male from 56°05' N, 5°14' W.
N: 2
Lg.:
(555) F: 1,016; (1220) M: 1,0; {F: 1,02; M: 1,00}
Rem.:
After Bradford-Grieve (1999 a, p.25) this species belongs to type III (see Genus Stephos).
Last update : 05/02/2019
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