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Title: On the strandesia obtusata/elliptica lineage (ostracoda, cyprididae) in the alluvial valley of the upper Parana river (Brazil), with the description of three new species
Authors: Higuti, Janet
Schon, Isa 
Audenaert, Leen
Martens, Koen
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: BRILL ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS
Source: CRUSTACEANA, 86 (2), p. 182-211
Abstract: We redescribe Strandesia tolimensis Roessler, 1990, originally described from Colombia, and describe three new species, Strandesia lansactohai n. sp., S. velhoi n. sp. and S. nupelia n. sp. from lakes, channels and rivers in the alluvial valley of the upper Parana River. Mainly valve morphology and shape and size of the attachment of the caudal ramus are used to characterize these species, as other soft parts are uninformative. All populations studied here are parthenogenetic, so male morphologies are not available. Sequences of the mitochondrial COI-gene are used to construct a phylogeny, as well as a genetic network of specimens, and in both analyses the four species are well-supported. In addition, we also delimit the four species with genetic distances using Birky's K/theta method and conclude that it supports the identity of the species under consideration.
Notes: [Higuti, Janet] Univ Estadual Maringa, PEA, Nupelia, BR-87020900 Maringa, PR, Brazil. [Schon, Isa; Audenaert, Leen; Martens, Koen] Royal Belgian Inst Nat Sci, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium. [Schon, Isa] Univ Hasselt, Res Grp Zool, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium. [Martens, Koen] Univ Ghent, Dept Biol, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium.
Keywords: Marine & Freshwater Biology; ostracoda; taxonomy; Cypricercinae; Strandesia; cryptic species; molecular phylogeny; South America; floodplain; pleuston;Ostracoda; taxonomy; Cypricercinae; Strandesia; cryptic species; molecular phylogeny; South America; floodplain; pleuston
Document URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/15081
ISSN: 0011-216X
e-ISSN: 1568-5403
DOI: 10.1163/15685403-00003160
ISI #: 000315076400004
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validations: ecoom 2014
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