Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Arietelloidea ( Superfamily )
        Discoidae ( Family )
            Disco ( Genus )
Disco minutus  Grice & Hulsemann, 1965   (F)
Ref.:
Grice & Hulsemann, 1965 (p.225, 260, Descr.F, figs.F)
Species Disco minutus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.D. Grice & K. Hulsemann in J. Zool., 1965, 146. [p.259, Fig.26].
Female: a, habitus (dorsal); b, idem (lateral right side); c, posterior part of metasome (showing P5) and urosome (lateral right side); d, idem (dorsal); e, forehead (ventral); f, A2; g, Md (mandibular palp); h, Md (cutting edge); i, Mx1; j, Mx2; k, Mxp; l, P1 (some spines and setae missing).
Nota: A1 (23-segmented) reaches end of genital segment. Edge of the mandibular blade with 4 pointed teeth. Mx1 reduced, lobes absent.

Compl. Ref.:
Grice & Hulsemann, 1967 (p.18); Deevey & Brooks, 1977 (p.156, tab.2, Station "S"); Hure & al., 1980 (p.298); Kovalev & Shmeleva, 1982 (p.84); Scotto di Carlo & al., 1984 (1043); Scotto di Carlo & al., 1991 (p.271) ; Hure & Krsinic, 1998 (p.71, 102); Isari & al., 2006 (p.241, tab.II); Mazzocchi & Di Capua, 2010 (p.425); Kosobokova & al., 2011 (p.29, Table 2, Rem.: Arctic Basins); Benedetti & al., 2016 (p.159, Table I, fig.1, functional characters); Belmonte, 2018 (p.273, Table I: Italian zones)
NZ: 5

Distribution map of Disco minutus by geographical zones
Loc:
Arct. (Canada Basin), off Bermuda (Station "S"), off W Canary is., Medit. (Alboran Sea, Ligurian Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea, S Adriatic Sea, Ionian Sea, N Aegean Sea), NW Indian.
N: 11
Lg.:
(226) F: 0,7; 0,67; {F: 0,67-0,70}
Rem.: bathypelagic. Sargasso Sea: 500-2000 m (Deevey & Brooks, 1977, Station "S");
Last update : 05/02/2020
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