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Redescription of Diaphanosoma celebensis Stingelin, 1900 (Crustacea, Cladocera)

  • N. M. Korovchinsky


A rare species, Diaphanosoma celebensis (Stingelin, 1900) is redescribed from type material and material from the South of Vietnam. In comparative morphological aspect it is close to D. volzi, but it is relatively less specialized. D. celebensis is known from single locations in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam. It probably also occurs in Malaysia. The size frequency and sex structure of a population from Vietnam is described.

Key words

Diaphanosoma celebensis redescription comparative morphology distribution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. M. Korovchinsky
    • 1
  1. 1.USSR Academy of SciencesA. N. Severtsov Institute of Animal Evolutionary Morphology and EcologyMoscowUSSR

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