Caridina susuroflabra Richard & Clark, 2009 is a junior synonym of the widespread Caridina africana Kingsley, 1882 (Decapoda, Atyidae)

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Caridina susuroflabra Richard & Clark, 2009 is a junior synonym of the widespread Caridina africana Kingsley, 1882 (Decapoda, Atyidae)

in Crustaceana


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    Morphological variation of Caridina africana Kingsley, 1882 from Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (OUMNH.ZC.2017-01-027). A, anterior region of cephalothorax, male (pocl 5.3); B, same, male (pocl 4.8); C, rostrum, male (pocl 5.3); D, same, ov. female (pocl 5.0); E, same, male (pocl 4.6); F, same, male (pocl 5.4); G, same, ov. female (pocl 5.7); H, same, male (pocl 5.0); I, same, ov. female (pocl 5.0); J, same, male (pocl 5.5); K, same, female (pocl 6.0); L, same, male (pocl 5.5); M, same, ov. female (pocl 6.2); N, same, male (pocl 5.5). Scale bar indicates 1 mm.

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    Molecular phylogeny (COI) showing the position of the Eshowe population of Caridina africana Kingsley, 1882. Numbers above branches are the Bayesian posterior probabilities; numbers under branches are the bootstrap from the maximum likelihood analysis. Locality codes: 1, Mzumbe River; 2, Vernon Crooks; 3, Mkomazi River; 4, Molweni River; 5, Inanda Dam; 6, Howick; 7, Mgeni River; 8, Eshowe; 9, Lake Qhubu; 10, Sandspruit; 11, White Imfolozi River; 12, Grootgewaagd Dam; 13, Pongolapoort Dam; 14, Lake Sibaya.

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