Two new species of groundwater amphipods of the genus Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 from northwestern Iran

  title={Two new species of groundwater amphipods of the genus Niphargus Schi{\"o}dte, 1849 from northwestern Iran},
  author={Mahmoud Mamaghani-Shishvan and Somayeh Esmaeili-Rineh},
  journal={European journal of taxonomy},
  • Mahmoud Mamaghani-Shishvan, Somayeh Esmaeili-Rineh
  • Published 2019
  • Biology
  • European journal of taxonomy
  • This study was conducted to describe and illustrate two new species of groundwater amphipods from the northern parts of the Zagros Mountains in West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. Mitochondrial (COI) and nuclear (28S rDNA) fragments as well as several morphological traits were used to characterize Niphargus urmiensis sp. nov. and Niphargus fiseri sp. nov. The phylogenetic analyses showed that the nucleotide differences between the recently described species and their close allies are attributed to… CONTINUE READING

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    A new data of freshwater amphipod of genus Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 from Lorestan Province in Iran.
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