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Hydrobiologia

, Volume 110, Issue 1, pp 163–169 | Cite as

Cladocera from the Sudan: Red Sea Hills, Jebel Marra and valley of the main Nile

  • Henri J. Dumont
  • Jeannine Pensaert
  • Asim I. el Moghraby
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Abstract

Twenty species of Cladocera are reported from the Nile, where lacustrine species dominate, and from Jebel Marra and the Red Sea Hills, where chydorids dominate. The community found in the Red Sea Hills is more typically desertic than that of Jebel Marra, which appears closely related to the fauna of the West and Central African Sahel.

Keywords

Sudan Cladocera biogeography taxonomy Sudan Nile 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henri J. Dumont
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jeannine Pensaert
    • 1
    • 2
  • Asim I. el Moghraby
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Zoological InstituteState University of GhentGhentBelgium
  2. 2.Hydrobiological Research UnitThe University of KhartoumSudan

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