Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim.
Volume 44, Number 1, 2008
|Page(s)||33 - 43|
|Published online||15 January 2009|
Taxon richness and biogeography of the Cladocera (Crustacea: Ctenopoda, Anomopoda) of Thailand
Department of General Science, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Songkhla, Thailand.
2 Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Songkhla, Thailand.
3 Animal Ecology, Gent University, Ledeganckstraat 35, B-9000, Gent, Belgium.
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At present, 99 species of cladocerans are known from Thailand, but up to ten more have not been identified to species, particularly in Chydorus, Ephemeroporus and Pleuroxus. Cosmopolitan species are a minority, while wide-ranging circumtropical taxa are an important element, beside species that only occur in the tropics-subtropics of two continents. At least three species are suspected of a neotropical - southeast Asian disjunction, while three more are provisionally considered endemic of Thailand. Daphnia, as usual in the tropics, is rare and reduced to the single D. lumholtzi.
Key words: Cladocera / Taxonomy / Biogeography / Thailand / Southeast Asian - Neotropical disjunction
© Université Paul Sabatier, 2008
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