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New record of the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish Procambarus fallax f. virginalis from Italy

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R. Vojkovská1Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava, Chittusiho 10, 710 00 Ostrava, Czech Republic

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I. Horká1Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava, Chittusiho 10, 710 00 Ostrava, Czech Republic

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E. Tricarico2Department of Biology, University of Florence, via Romana 17, 50125 Florence, Italy

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Z. Ďuriš1Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava, Chittusiho 10, 710 00 Ostrava, Czech Republic

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To date, the ‘marbled crayfish’, Procambarus fallax (Hagen, 1870) f. virginalis, in Italy has been reported only from Tuscany (central Italy). Recently, specimens of this alien American crayfish were found in the Po di Maistra Channel, Porto Tolle, south of Venice (northern Italy). The identification of this species was confirmed by its external morphology and colour pattern, as well as by molecular analysis. The present report provides the second record for the marbled crayfish in Italy.

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