A new Rhipidogammarus (Crustacea: Amphipoda) species from Turkey: first record of the genus from the Eastern Mediterranean Region, with an identification key for the genus

Özbek M. , Sket B.

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECTION OF NATURAL SCIENCES, Milajica Jacimovic, Editör, Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts, Podgorica, ss.1-240, 2019

  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Yayınevi: Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Podgorica
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-240
  • Editörler: Milajica Jacimovic, Editör


A new species of the genus Rhipidogammarus Stock 1971 (Crustacea: Amphip-

oda) was identified from Turkey. Rhipidogammarus gordankaramani sp. nov. is the

newly identified species and the first representative of the genus, both for Turkey

and for the Eastern Mediterranean area. Holotype male and allotype female speci-

mens are morphologically described. The morphology of the new species is com-

pared with its relatives and a map showing the distribution of the genus was pre-

sented. A diagnostic key for 8 valid species of the genus is provided.