Nitokra Copepods (Harpacticoida: Ameiridae) from Korea

  • Published : 2008.03.31


A taxonomic study on the genus Nitakra (Ameiridae) is accomplished. A total of five species are collected from coastal marshes, lagoons, and estuaries in South Korea. Among them, the latter three species are newly recorded from Korea: N. spinipes Boeck, N. affinis califarnica Lang and N. pietschmanni (Chappuis). Taxonomic accounts and a key to the species from Korea are given.


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