Tanycypris alfonsi Nagler, Geist and Matzke-Karasz, 2014

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: 60-62

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2014.946110

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4335346

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Tanycypris alfonsi Nagler, Geist and Matzke-Karasz, 2014
status

 

Tanycypris alfonsi Nagler, Geist and Matzke-Karasz, 2014  

( Figures 8C–F View Figure 8 , 9C View Figure 9 )

Strandesia camaguinensis Tressler, 1937   – Okubo 1972. Synonymy herein. Tanycypris pellucida ( Klie, 1932)   – Okubo and Ida 1989; Okubo 2000, 2004.

Synonymy herein.

Remarks

Tanycypris alfonsi   was described using specimens collected from the Munich Botanical Gardens, Germany ( Nagler et al. 2014). The German specimens were collected from containers with hydrophytes in glasshouses of the botanical gardens, together with T. centa   , another Korean species, and they are considered to be an artificial introduction, unwittingly transported with plants to the botanical gardens. The Korean specimens were collected from two ponds and are most probably a natural occurrence.

Tanycypris pellucida ( Klie 1932)   has been reported from Japan ( Okubo 1972, as Strandesia camaguinensis   ; 2000, 2004; Okubo and Ida 1989), but Chang et al. (2012) noted that the Japanese specimens are different from Klie’ s original description, and more similar to Tanycypris siamensis Savatenalinton and Martens, 2009a   . For this study, the specimen figured by Okubo (2004) (labelled ‘Tany 30’) was investigated. The specimen lacks the groove along the posterior and anterior margins of the left valve, and so is not T. siamensis   , which does have a groove running along these margins ( Savatenalinton and Martens 2009a). Okubo’ s (2004) specimen is, however, very similar to Tanycypris alfonsi   , which also lacks the groove along the anterior and posterior margins. The specimen’ s accompanying appendages are incomplete (missing the antennae and caudal rami) and embedded in an unknown matrix (together with the valves) that makes detailed observation difficult. However, it is probable that the Japanese Tanycypris   species is conspecific with the Korean and Germany species. During our surveys, Tanycypris alfonsi   was found in two irrigation ponds (localities 5 and 7).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Ostracoda

Order

Podocopida

Family

Cyprididae

Genus

Tanycypris

Loc

Tanycypris alfonsi Nagler, Geist and Matzke-Karasz, 2014

Smith, Robin James, Lee, Jimin & Chang, Cheon Young 2014
2014
Loc

Strandesia camaguinensis

Tressler 1937
1937