Scapholeberis

Quiroz-Vázquez, Patricia & Elías-Gutiérrez, Manuel, 2009, A New Species of the Freshwater Cladoceran Genus Scapholeberis Schoedler, 1858 (Cladocera: Anomopoda) from the Semidesert Northern Mexico, Highlighted by DNA Barcoding, Zootaxa 2236, pp. 50-64: 62

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10.5281/zenodo.190439

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scientific name

Scapholeberis
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Key to species of Scapholeberis  recorded in Mexico

1 a. Mucro 1 / 5 – 1 / 9 (average 1 / 7) of valve rim, denticulate membrane at the posterior rim of the valves conspicuous and without a underlying hyaline membrane ............................................................................................. S. armata armata 

1 b. Mucro equal or larger than above, denticulate membrane at the posterior rim of the valves with or without an underlying hyaline membrane................................................................................................................................................ 2

2 a. Denticulate membrane at the posterior rim of the valves markedly thick and with a conspicuous underlying hyaline membrane. Mucro 1 / 4 – 1 / 6 (average 1 / 5) of valve rim ............................................................... S. duranguensis  n. sp.

2 b. Denticulate membrane at the posterior rim of the valves inconspicuous and with an equally inconspicuous (if present) underlying hyaline membrane. Mucro 1 / 6 – 1 / 9 (average 1 / 7) of valve rim .................................... S. armata freyi