Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Tharybidae ( Family )
            Tharybis ( Genus )
Tharybis asymmetrica  Andronov, 1976   (F)
Syn.: Tharybis minor : Schulz, 1981 (p.171, figs.F,M); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.126); Bradford-Grieve, 2004 (p.285)
Andronov, 1976 (p.1904, Descr.F, figs.F); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.126); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.881, 935, figs.F); Andronov, 2002 (p.34, figs.F,M, Juv.); Ferrari & Markhaseva, 2005 (p.46: tab.1)
Species Tharybis asymmetrica - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : Andronov V.N. in Zool. Zh., 1976, 55 (12). [p.1905, Fig.2].
Female (from off Angola): 1, 2, habitus (dorsal, lateral); 3, Md (pars molaris); 4, P4.

Species Tharybis asymmetrica - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1981, 78. [p.175, Fig.1]. As Tharybis minor.
Female (from off Canary Is.): A, habitus (dorsal); B, idem (lateral left side); C, urosome (lateral left side); D, urosome (ventral); E, A1; F, A2; G, Md; H, Mx1 (anterior); I, inner lobe of Mx1 (posterior); J, Mxp.

Species Tharybis asymmetrica - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1981, 78. [p.176, Fig.2]. As Tharybis minor.
Female: A, Mx2; B, P1; C, P2; D, P3; E, P4; F, P5.

Male: G, habitus (dorsal); H, idem (lateral left side); I, right A1; J-K, Md (masticatory edge, right and left, respectively).

Species Tharybis asymmetrica - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1981, 78. [p.177, Fig.3]. As Tharybis minor.
Male: A, A2; B, Md (mandibular palp); C, Mx1; D, Mx2 (endopod); F, Mxp; G, P1; H, P2; I, P3; J, P4; K, P5; L, P5 (left exopod).

Species Tharybis asymmetrica - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : V.N. Andronov in Arthropoda Selecta, 2002, 11 (1). [p.35, Figs.125-137].
Female (from E Atlantic): 125-126, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); 127, urosome (ventral); 128, genital segment (left lateral side); 129, Md (cutting edge); 130, P5; 131-132, abnormal P5.

Male: 134, basipod 1 & 2 of P4; 135, P5; 136, distal part of right P5; 137, exopod of left P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Bonecker & a., 2014 (p.445, Table II: frequency, horizontal & vertical distributions, Table IV: new geographical record)
NZ: 3

Distribution map of Tharybis asymmetrica by geographical zones
SE Atlant. (Angola), Mauritania (off N Cap Blanc); Brazil (off Rio de Janeiro)
N: 3
(595) F: 1,12; (881) F: 0,86-1,16; M: 0,83-1,06; {F: 0,86-1,16; M: 0,83-1,06}
Rem.: hyperbenthic (145-700 m).
Last update : 17/04/2015
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