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Freshwater ostracods (Crustacea) from Tiantong National Forest Park and Dongqian Lake, eastern China, with descriptions of two new species

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posted on 2018-07-27, 07:18 authored by Shunxin Ma, Na Yu

In this study, 192 samples were collected and analyzed from diverse water bodies in the Tiantong National Forest Park and Dongqian lake in Zhejiang Province, China. Twenty living ostracod species were identified, belonging to four families, eight subfamilies and 15 genera. Among them, two species are new, belonging to the genera Ilyocypris and Schellencandona; seven species, including Dolerocypris ikeyai Smith and Kamiya, 2006, Pseudocandona abei Smith and Janz, 2008, Stenocypris hirutai Smith and Kamiya, 2006, S. viridis Okubo, 1990, Tanycypris alfonsi Nagler et al., 2014, T. centa Chang et al., 2012 and Vestalenula cornelia Smith et al., 2006, are new records for China; nine species are reported only from Asia: Candonopsis (Candonopsis) transgrediens Brehm, 1923, Chrissia dongqianhuensis Kong et al., 2014, Dolerocypris ikeyai Smith and Kamiya, 2006, Ilyocypris dui n. sp., Pseudocandona abei Smith and Janz, 2008, Schellencandona dui n. sp., Stenocypris hirutai Smith and Kamiya, 2006, S. viridis Okubo, 1990 and Vestalenula cornelia Smith et al., 2006. Of the above species, the two new species, Schellencandona dui n. sp. and Ilyocypris dui n. sp., are described and illustrated, and Stenocypris viridis is re-described.

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Funding

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China [41372365, 31672263].

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