Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Arietelloidea ( Superfamily )
        Heterorhabdidae ( Family )
            Heterorhabdus ( Genus )
Heterorhabdus profundus  (F. Dahl, 1894)   (F,M)
Syn.: Heterochaeta profunda F. Dahl,1894; no Giesbrecht & Schmeil, 1898 (p.115)
Giesbrecht & Schmeil, 1898 (p.115); Wolfenden, 1905 a (p.12, fig.M, Rem.M); Gaudy, 1963 (p.26, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Heterorhabdus profundus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : R.N. Wolfenden in Plankton Studies Part I. Copepoda. 1905 [Pl. IV, 6].
Male: 6, P5.

Species Heterorhabdus profundus - Plate 2 of morphological figures issued from : R. Gaudy in Rec..Trav. Stn mar. Endoume, 1963, 45, Bull. 30 (45). [p.40, Pl.I,, Figs.5-8].
Female (from 24°54'S, 44°26'W): 5, habitus (dorsal); 6, P5; 7, urosome (lateral).

Male: P5.
Nota: distal segment of exopodite of right P5 with a long apical seta (similar to H. abyssalis); inner margin of exopodite 2 of right P5 with a pilose protuberance ( more important than Sars, 1905 and H. austrinus Farran, 1929).

NZ: 3

Distribution map of Heterorhabdus profundus by geographical zones
S Atlant., Brazil, S Indian (off Amsterdam Is.) (in Wolfenden, 1905)
N: 2
(238) M: 3,2; (244) F: 3,6; M: 3,5; {F: 3,60; M: 3,20-3,50}
Rem.: Bathypelagic.
Vervoort (1965, p.118), following Sars (1925, p.226) considers this form a synonymy of Heterorhabdus norvegicus, which is contested by Gaudy (1963).
Last update : 06/01/2015
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