New record rotifer species for the Turkish fauna

Murat Kaya*, Ahmet Altindaǧ

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Forty-seven rotifer species were recorded from 11 freshwater bodies in Turkey. In all. 11 of these species. Cephalodella eva (Gosse, 1887), C. gibboides Wulfert, 1950, C. intuta Myers, 1924, C. maicir (Zavadovsky. 1926), C. tenuiseta (Burh. 1890). Collotheca tenuilobata (Anderson, 1889), Monommata dentata Wulfert, 1940. Mytilina bisulcata (Luck5, 1912). Notommata tripus Ehrenberg, 1838, Paradicranophorus sordidus Donner, 1968, and Proales fallaciosa Wulfert. 1937 are new records for the Turkish fauna. Some of the recorded species were illustrated using light microscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-12
Number of pages6
JournalTurkish Journal of Zoology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • New records
  • Paradicranophorus
  • Rotifera
  • Taxonomy
  • Turkey


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