Investigation of zooplankton fauna in water wells of Kuyubeli village (Adana, Turkey) with the first record of the genus Speocyclops Kiefer, 1937 (Copepoda, Cyclopoida, Cyclopidae) for Turkish inland waters


Abstract: Zooplankton samples were collected from water wells in Kuyubeli village (Kozan, Adana, Turkey). A total of 24 zooplanktonic species were identified, including 13 rotifers, 9 copepods, and 2 cladocerans. The genus Speocyclops was reported for the first time from Turkish inland waters.

Keywords: Speocyclops, zooplankton, water wells, Kozan

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