Sidorov D.A., Semenchenko K.A. 2012. New records of freshwater ostracods (Crustacea) from the Far East of Russia, with a checklist of recent freshwater ostracods of the region // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.21. No.3: 227–234 [in English].

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KEY WORDS: Ostracoda, Cypridopsis, Ilyocypris, Metacypris, freshwater fauna, Far East.

ABSTRACT. During surveys of the freshwater habitats in Primory and Khabarovsk provinces of the Far East of Russia, a total of 4 ostracod species were recovered and identified. Cypridopsis vidua (O.F. Müller, 1776) in the small pond in Botanical Garden-Institute FEB RAS, Primorie Province; Ilyocypris salebrosa Stepanaitys, 1960 in the Ussuri River near Kirovsky, Primorie Province; Ilyocypris dentifera Sars, 1903 in the flooded sandpit in the Bikin River basin, Khabarovsk Province and Metacypris digitiformis Smith et Hiruta, 2004 in the meander of the Nura River, Khabarovsk Province. I. dentifera and M. digitiformis are reported for the first time from the Far East of Russia. A species-list of recent freshwater ostracods of the Far East of Russia is provided.

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