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Thermopsis thermophila n. gen. n. sp. from hot springs in Nevada, U.S.A. (Crustacea, Ostracoda)

  • Okan Külköylüo lu
  • Claude Meisch
  • Richard W. Rust


Thermopsis thermophila n. gen. n. sp., a new freshwater ostracod species is described from hot springs in Nevada, U.S.A. The animals were collected within a temperature range of 40–55 °C. The new genus belongs to the Ostracoda Podocopida Cypridoidea Cyprididae Cypridopsinae.

Ostracoda hot springs USA temperature tolerance thermophilic species Cypridopsinae 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Okan Külköylüo lu
    • 1
  • Claude Meisch
    • 2
  • Richard W. Rust
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Biology #18Abant Izzet Baysal University, GölköyBoluTurkey
  2. 2.Musée national d'histoire naturelle, 25LuxembourgLuxembourg
  3. 3.Department of Biology #314University of NevadaRenoU.S.A.

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