Two species of Tortanus (Eutortanus) (Copepoda: Calanoida: Tortanidae) new to Korea

  • Lim, Byung-Jin (Department of Biological Sciences, Inha University) ;
  • Min, Gi-Sik (Department of Biological Sciences, Inha University)
  • Received : 2013.09.17
  • Accepted : 2013.12.31
  • Published : 2014.02.28


Two species of Tortanus (Eutortanus) are newly recorded from shallow Korean waters: T. (E.) vermiculus Shen, 1955 and T. (E.) komachi Itoh, Ohtsuka and Sato, 2001. As a result of this study, five species are reported in the subgenus of the family Tortanidae in Korea. The sequence of cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (CO1) is also provided as a molecular characteristic.


Supported by : National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)


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