Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Arietelloidea ( Superfamily )
        Discoidae ( Family )
            Disco ( Genus )
Disco robustipes  Gordejeva, 1974   (F)
Gordejeva, 1974 a (p.1152, Descr.F, figs.F); Schulz, 1993 (p.203, figs.F); Schulz, 2003 (p.110); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.281, figs.F, Rem.)
Species Disco robustipes - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1993, 90. [p.201, Fig.2 L-O].
Female (from Bay of Biscay): L, habitus (dorsal); M, A2; N, Md (mandibular palp); O, Mxp.
Scale bars = 0.100 mm.

Species Disco robustipes - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1993, 90. [p.202, Fig.3 A-F].
Female: A, habitus (lateral left side); B, P1; C, P2; D, P3; E, P4; F, P5.

Species Disco robustipes - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : K.T. Gordejeva in Zool. Zh., 1974, 53 (8). [p.1152, Fig.1, 1-13].
Female (from 40°11'3\"N, 14°52'8\"W): 1-2, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); 3, urosome (dorsal); 4, last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral); 5, A2: 6, Md; 7, Mx2; 8, Mxp; 9-12, P1 to P4: 13, P5.

NZ: 2

Distribution map of Disco robustipes by geographical zones
Bay of Biscay, Red Sea
N: 2
(365) F: 0,4-0,45; (367) F: 0,48; {F: 0,40-0,48}
Rem.: mesopelagic.
For Schulz (1993, p.203) the specimen from Bay of Biscay shows slight morphological differences from the type by the length of some outer exopodal spines of P1 to P3, also the P5 seems less developed.
Last update : 03/01/2015
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