New record of Cypridopsis vidua (Muller, 1776) (Ostracoda, Podocopida: Cyprididae) from East Al-Hammar Marshes, Iraq

New record Al-Hammar Marshes Ostracoda Cypridopsis vidua


July 25, 2022


In the present study, Cypridopsis vidua (Muller, 1776), was recorded for the first time from the East Al-Hammar marshes, South of Ira. This species was collected from three stations during January and December 2021. The morphological features of the collected specimens were described for further taxonomic studies. In addition, some water quality parameters viz. temperature, PH, salinity, dissolved oxygen, turbidity, conductivity, and total dissolved solids were measured of the sampling station during the study period are provided.