Skip to main content

Rotifera from north and northeast Anatolia (Turkey)

Abstract

Samples from 21 freshwater sites in Turkey yielded 91 different species of Rotifera, 42 of which are new to the Turkish fauna.

Lepadella costatoides n. sp. is described and L. costata Wulfert is redescribed. L. christineae Koste is synonymised with L. quinquecostata (Lucks). Remarks on the intraspecific variability of some species of Lecane are given. L. pomiformis Edmondson is added to the synonymy of L. pyriformis (Daday). The synonymy of the latter with L. paraclosterocerca Pennak is confirmed.

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

References

  1. Chengalath, R., 1976. Littoral Rotifera of Ontario — The genus Lepadella Bory de St. Vincent. Can. J. Zool. 54: 901–907.

    Google Scholar 

  2. De Ridder, M., 1981. Rotifera. In: J. J. Symoens (ed.): Hydrobiological survey of the lake Bangweulu Luapula river basin 11(4), Cercle Hydrobiologique de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 191 pp.

    Google Scholar 

  3. De Ridder, M., 1991. Rotifers from Algeria. J. Afr. Zool. 105: 473–483.

    Google Scholar 

  4. De Smet, W., 1989. Contributions to the rotifer fauna of the Bas-Zaïre. 1. The rotifers from some small ponds and a river. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 56: 115–131.

    Google Scholar 

  5. Dumont, H. J. & M. De Ridder, 1987. Rotifers from Turkey. Hydrobiologia 147: 65–73.

    Google Scholar 

  6. Edmondson, W. T., 1938. Three new species of Rotatoria. Trans. am. microsc. Soc. 57: 153–157.

    Google Scholar 

  7. Emir, N., 1989. A note on four rotifer species new to Turkey. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 57: 78–80.

    Google Scholar 

  8. Emir, N., 1991. Some rotifer species from Turkey. Turk. J. of Zool.: 39–45.

  9. Harring, H. K. & F. J. Myers, 1926. The Rotifer Fauna of Wisconsin. III. A revision of the genera Lecane and Monostyla. Trans. Wisconsin Acad. Sci., Arts and Letters 22: 415–549.

    Google Scholar 

  10. Hauer, J., 1929. Zur Kenntnis der Rotatoriengenera Lecane and Monostyla. Zool. Anz. 83: 143–164.

    Google Scholar 

  11. Koste, W., 1978. Rotatoria. Die Rädertiere Mitteleuropas. Borntraeger, Berlin, Stuttgart. 673 pp. + 234 plates 04

    Google Scholar 

  12. Koste, W. & B. Robertson, 1990. Taxonomic studies of the Rotifera from shallow waters on the Island of Maraca, Roraima, Brazil. Amazoniana 11: 185–200.

    Google Scholar 

  13. Murray, J., 1913. Notes on the family Cathypnidae. J. Roy. Micr. Soc. 545–564.

  14. Pennak, R. W., 1939. A new rotifer of the psammolittoral of some Wisconsin lakes. Trans. am. micr. Soc. 58: 222–223.

    Google Scholar 

  15. Rudescu, L., 1960. Rotatoria. Fauna Republicii populare Romîne Trochelminthes. Academiei R.P.R., 1192 pp.

  16. Segers, H., 1992. Taxonomy and zoogeography of the rotifer fauna of Madagascar and the Comoros. J. afr. Zool. 106, in press.

  17. Segers, H., A. O. Ajayi, G. Y. Chiambeng, H. P. Chuah, M. Del Castillo, M. G. Directo, M. Luzuriaga De Cruz, L. Moreno, A. L. Oliveira-Neto & Y. Retnaning Widyastuti, 1991. Fourteen rotifer species new to the Belgian fauna, with nomenclatural and taxonomical remarks on some Squatinella — species. Belg. J. Zool. 121: 193–201.

    Google Scholar 

  18. Segers, H. & H. J. Dumont, 1992. Rotifera from Arabia with description of two new species. Fauna of Saudi Arabia, in press.

  19. Ustaoĝ, M. R., 1986. Zooplankton (Metazoa) of the Karagöl (Yamanlar, Ízmir - Turkey). Biologia GalloHelvetica 12: 273–281.

    Google Scholar 

  20. Ustaoĝ, M. R. & S. Balik, 1987. Akgöl'ün (Selćcuk - Ízmir) Rotifer faunasi. VIII. Ulusal Biyoloji Kongresi Cilt. II: 614–626.

    Google Scholar 

  21. Ustaoĝ M. R. & S. Balik, 1990a. Kus Gölü (Bandirma) Zooplanktonu. X. Ulusal Biyoloji Kongresi 18–20 Temmus 1990, Ersurum: 11–19.

  22. Ustaoglu, M. R. & S. Balik, 1990b. Zooplankton of Lake Gebekirse (Ízmir - Turkey). Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit. 32: 74.

    Google Scholar 

  23. Wulfert, K., 1940. Rotatorien einiger Ostdeutscher Torfmoore. Arch. Hydrobiol. 36: 552–587.

    Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

Authors

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Segers, H., Emir, N. & Mertens, J. Rotifera from north and northeast Anatolia (Turkey). Hydrobiologia 245, 179–189 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00006159

Download citation

Key words

  • rotifera
  • zoogeography
  • Turkey
  • taxonomy
  • L. costatoides