First Record of Branchiobdella kozarovi Subchev, 1978 from European Part of Turkey


SAĞIR ODABAŞI S., ARSLAN N. , ODABAŞI D. A.

ACTA ZOOLOGICA BULGARICA, vol.68, no.4, pp.597-598, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ZOOLOGICA BULGARICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.597-598

Abstract

Many branchiobdellid worms were observed on the narrow-clawed crayfish, Astacus leptodactylus ESCHSCHOLTZ, 1823, from Ipsala-Yenikarpuzlu Pond (Turkey, Edirne Region). A total of 53 branchiiobdellidans were found on the walking legs and the gills of eight crayfish individualsspecimen. They were identified as Branchiobdella kozarovi SUBCHEV, 1978. This is the first report of branchiobdellidans and B. kozarovi in particular, from the European part of Turkey.