Mirabdullayev I.M.1, Tayzhanov E.B.2, Kuzmetov A.R.2 2007. First record of Diacyclops languidus (Sars, 1863) (Copepoda: Cyclopoida) from Central Asia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.15 (for 2006). No.3: 211–214 [in English].
1 Institute of Zoology, Tashkent, 700095 Uzbekistan. E-mail: email@example.com
2 International Kazakh-Turkish University, Turkestan, 487010 Kazakhstan. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Key words: Diacyclops languidus, central Asia, identification, distribution.
ABSTRACT. First record of Diacyclops languidus (Sars, 1863), poor-known in Central Asia cyclopoid, is presented based on specimens found in a rice field in the vicinity of Kzyl-Orda (South-Kazakhstan Province), Lake Karateren (Karakalpakistan), and in fish pond of Tashkent Province. A key to species of the genus Diacyclops Kiefer in Central Asia is provided.