Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim.
Volume 39, Number 2, June 2003
|Page(s)||141 - 149|
|Published online||15 March 2009|
First representative of the genus Allocyclops Kiefer, 1932 (Crustacea, Copepoda, Cyclopoida) from the Australian subterranean waters
Western Australian Museum, Francis Street, Perth 6000 WA, Australia.
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A new species of the genus Allocyclops Kiefer, 1932 (Cyclopidae, Cyclopinae) is described from the subterranean waters of Barrow Island, Western Australia. It belongs to the subgenus Psammocyclops Kiefer, 1955, but has not any close relatives among the recent known species. With the addition of the new representative the genus Allocyclops now includes thirteen species on all continents, except Asia and Antarctica. A key to aid in their identification is provided.
Key words: copepods / cyclopoids / taxonomy / stygofauna / Australia
© Université Paul Sabatier, 2003
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