A new freshwater amphipod species, Gammarus katagani sp nov., from Turkey (Amphipoda: Gammaridae)


Ozbek M.

ZOOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE EAST, cilt.55, ss.47-54, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 55
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/09397140.2012.10648917
  • Dergi Adı: ZOOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.47-54

Özet

A new species of freshwater Amphipod, Gammarus katagani sp. n., collected from Domanic in Kutahya province, Turkey, is described and illustrated. The new species belongs to the Gammarus balcanicus-group. The presence of an additional row of setae on the last two metasome segments in both sexes is the most diagnostic character for the species. A detailed morphological description and illustrations of the new species are given and differences from related species are discussed.