Taxonomic Review of the Genus Diaphanosoma (Branchiopoda, Ctenopoda, Sididae), with a Redescription of Diaphanosoma dubium in Korea

한국산 긴꼬리물벼룩속(새각강, 즐지목, 긴꼬리물벼룩과)의 분류학적 검토와 긴팔긴꼬리물벼룩(Diaphanosoma dubium)의 재기재

  • Yoon, Seong-Myeong (Department of Biology Education, College of Education, Chosun University) ;
  • Kim, Won (Department of Molecular Biology, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National Univeristy)
  • 윤성명 (조선대학교 사범대학 생물교육과) ;
  • 김원 (서울대학교 자연과학대학 분자생물학과)
  • Published : 2000.04.01


Diaphanosoma dubium Manuilova, frequently confused with the species group of D. brachyurum Lieven and misidentified as an invalid species of D. leuchtenber-gianum Fischer in the Far East, was redescribed and illustrated. Redescription was based on the materials collected from various freshwater habitats at 76 localities in South Korea during the period from May 1978 to June 1999. Previous records of Diaphanosoma species from Korea were examined. D. dubium is well distinguished from other related species by having large head, longer swimming antennae with a thin seta on the outer distal side of basipod, carapace lacking dorsal spine at the posterior carapace margin, and fewer denticles on the ventro-posterior carapace margin.


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