- Volume 2 Issue 1
A taxonomic study was carried out on the freshwater copepods of Order Calanoida from Korean during the period from May, 1983 to November, 1984. Materials consist of both specimens deposited at the Department of Biology, Kangreung National University and the specimens collected from various freshwater regions (excluding the subterranean waters) such as rivers, lakes, ponds, bogs, ricefields, etc. during this period. As a result of examining the specimens collected at the 26 localities in South Korea, 8 species of 3 families were identified, of which 4 species are newly known from Korea ; Sinocalanus sinensis (Poppe, 1889) ; Tropodiaptomus oryzanus Kiefer , 1937 ; Sinodiaptomus sarsi (Rylov, 1923) ; Neodiaptomus schemackeri(Poppe et Richard, 1892).