Gammaridea (Crustacea-Amphipoda) Records from Eskisehir Province and It's Near Around

Ipek M., Sirin U.

SU URUNLERI DERGISI, vol.26, no.4, pp.241-246, 2009 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.241-246
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, Gammaridea specimens collected from 60 different freshwater resources in Eskisehir and it's near around were examined. As a result of the study, totally 6 species; Gammarus pulex pulex, Gammarus fossarum, Gammarus pseudanatoliensis, Gammarus balcanicus, Echinogammarus ischnus from Gammaridae and Niphargus tauri from Niphargidae family were determined. All species, except for Niphargus tauri, are new records for the region. However Echinogammarus ischnus was firstly recorded from running water in Turkey. Brief notes of distinctive taxonomical features of the species were also given.