Check List 11(4): e19290, doi: 10.15560/11.4.1691
First record of Parvalona parva (Daday, 1905) (Crustacea: Anomopoda: Chydoridae) from Colombia
expand article infoJuan Manuel Fuentés
‡ Institucion educativa departamental san jose de puebloviejo, Colombia
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The cladoceran Parvalona parva (Daday, 1905) (Anomopoda: Chydoridae) was found associated with the aquatic macrophyte Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms in Ciénaga de Chilloa-Magdalena Department, Colombia. It represents the first record of this species in Colombia and this species’ range is extended to northern South America. A brief descriptions of this taxon based on Colombian material is given.
Cladocera; Ciénaga; Colombia; Neotropics; taxonomy