Dolerocypris ikeyai Smith and Kamiya, 2006

Smith, Robin James, Lee, Jimin & Chang, Cheon Young, 2014, Nonmarine Ostracoda (Crustacea) from Jeju Island, South Korea, including descriptions of two new species, Journal of Natural History 49 (1), pp. 37-76: 64-65

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2014.946110

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4335358

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039BFD4B-FFA0-2A06-C247-F9C8FE99538B

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Dolerocypris ikeyai Smith and Kamiya, 2006
status

 

Dolerocypris ikeyai Smith and Kamiya, 2006  

Remarks

This species is currently known from Japan and Korea. It is a typical inhabitant of groundwater discharge at the surface, usually in small springs and seeps with a muddy substrate (Smith and Kamiya 2006; Smith 2011; Chang et al. 2012; this study). A total of three specimens were found at two localities (localities 2 and 33) in springs and seeps during our surveys. Currently, males are only known from two small Japanese islands (Smith and Kamiya 2006; Smith 2011); the specimens from Jeju Island are all females, but the three specimens collected are not sufficient in number to determine the reproductive mode of the population.