Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Tharybidae ( Family )
            Tharybis ( Genus )
Tharybis paraincertus  (Grice & Hulsemann, 1965)   (F)
Syn.: Xanthocalanus paraincertus Grice & Hulsemann, 1965 (p.235, Descr.F, figs.F); Bradford, 1973 (p.139, 147, Rem.); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.127, Rem.); Schulz & Beckmann, 1995 (p.210, Rem.)
Ferrari & Markhaseva, 2005 (Rem.: p.33; p.46: tab.1; Rem.)
Species Tharybis paraincertus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.D. Grice & K. Hulsemann in J. Zool., 1965, 146. [p.237, Fig.12]. As Xanthocalanus paraincertus.
Female (from NE Atlantic): a, habitus (lateral); b, forehead (lateral); c, rostral filaments (ventral view); d, posterior end of cephalothorax and urosome (lateral); e, A2; f, Md (mandibular palp); g, Md (cutting edde of the gnathal lobe); h, Mx1; i, Mx2; j, Mxp.
Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment separate, 4th and 5th separate.
Rostral filaments long.
A1 24-segmented (segments 8 and 9 fused), reaches to end of cephalothorax.
Terminal segment of exopod of A2 more than 1/2 the length of the exopod.
Mx1 with 2 setae on 2nd inner lobe, 3 setae on 3rd inner lobe, 8 setae on endopod and 1 seta on exopod.
Mx2 with sensory appendages and 2 coarse spine-like setae distally.

Species Tharybis paraincertus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : G.D. Grice & K. Hulsemann in J. Zool., 1965, 146. [p.238, Fig.13a-e]. As Xanthocalanus paraincertus.
Female: a-e, P1 to P3, respectively; d, P4 (2nd and 3rd exapodal segments missing); e, P5.
P5 3-segmented.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Tharybis paraincertus by geographical zones
NE Atlant. (29°57'N-22°58'W; 32°.29N-20°09'W; 40°03'.5N-19°57'W)
N: 1
(226) F: 1,61-1,15; {F: 1,15-1,61}
Rem.: abyssopelagic (1900-5000m).
Last update : 01/02/2015
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