A note on the biogeographical origin of the brine shrimp Artemia urmiana Günther, 1899 from Urmia Lake, Iran.

  title={A note on the biogeographical origin of the brine shrimp Artemia urmiana G{\"u}nther, 1899 from Urmia Lake, Iran.},
  author={Amin Eimanifar and Alireza Asem and Morteza Djamali and Michael Wink},
  volume={4097 2},
The brine shrimp Artemia urmiana, an abundant inhabitant of the hypersaline Urmia Lake in northwestern Iran, has recently been described from Lake Koyashskoe, also a shallow hypersaline lake that is located on the Black Sea coast of the Crimean Peninsula (Ukraine). This discovery has questioned the endemicity of A. urmiana in Urmia Lake and has also brought into question the biogeographical origin of this species. In the present study, we combined recent genetic divergence data (mtDNA-COI) with… 

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