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Turkish Journal of Zoology

Authors

MUSTAFA KILIÇ

DOI

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Abstract

This study was performed to determine the Ostracoda fauna of the Black Sea coasts of Turkey. The material collected from 34 stations in June, July, and August of 1995 was evaluated and classified. The results of this classification are as follows: 24 species (Ilyocypris inermis, Candona sp., Cyprinotus inaequivalvis, Heterocypris salina, Heterocypris incongruens, Cypridopsis vidua, Potamocypris villosa, Potamocypris steueri, Limnocythere inopinata, Leptocythere multipunctata, Callistocythere mediterranea, Callistocythere diffusa, Costa edwardsii, Aurila convexa, Cyprideis torosa, Pontocythere baceseoi, Eucytherura bulgarica, Microcytherura nigrescens, Loxoconcha pontica, Loxoconcha rhomboidea, Xestoleberis cornelii, Sclerochilus gewmülleri, Paradoxostoma intermedium and Paradoxostoma guttatum) and 3 subspecies (Cythereis rubra pontica, Xestoleberis aurantia aurantia and Xestoleberis aurantia acutipenis) were determined. Twelve of these species (Potamocypris steueri, Leptocythere multipunctata, Callistocythere mediterranea, Callistocythere diffusa, Pontocythere baceseoi, Eucytherura bulgarica, Microcytherura nigrescens, Loxoconcha pontica, Xestoleberis cornelii, Sclerochilus gewmülleri, Paradoxostoma intermedium and Paradoxostoma guttatum) and three subspecies (Cythereis rubra pontica, Xestoleberis aurantia aurantia and Xestoleberis aurantia acutipenis) are new records for the Ostracoda fauna of Turkey.

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