Authors: F. BANU YALIM, BATTAL ÇIPLAK
Abstract: Alona cambouei of the pulchella group in Anatolia is considered in this study. A description of the species is supplemented with new data obtained from new specimens and necessary illustrations are provided. A. cambouei is diagnosed from other Alona species of Anatolia. Some conclusions are given about the distribution of the pulchella group and it is assumed that the group is Gondwana origin and Anatolia is the north-west end of the range of the group in Asia.
Keywords: Cladocera, Chydoridae, Alona cambouei, Distribution, Anatolia
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