Description of a new species of the costata-group (Cladocera, Chydoridae, Aloninae) from Brazil.

@article{Sousa2015DescriptionOA,
  title={Description of a new species of the costata-group (Cladocera, Chydoridae, Aloninae) from Brazil.},
  author={Francisco Diogo Rocha Sousa and Sandro Santos and Adriana Maria G{\"u}ntzel and Leidiane Pereira Diniz and Mauro de Melo J{\'u}nior and Lourdes Maria Abdu Elmoor-Loureiro},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2015},
  volume={4040 4},
  pages={445-57}
}
The aim of this study is to describe a new species of the costata-group from Brazil. Alona margipluma sp. nov. shares morphological traits with A. costata Sars, 1862, A. natalensis Sinev, 2008, and A. cheni Sinev, 1999, but differs from them in: (i) thin setulae between the marginal setae on the valves, (ii) setae 4-5 on the exopodite of limb III long and… CONTINUE READING