The genus Eluma in the Iberian Peninsula, with the description of a new terrestrial isopod: Eluma matae sp. nov. (Oniscidea, Armadillidiidae, Eluminae)

  • Based on morphological and molecular evidence, two new species of Silene are recognized and described here, S. penduliflora F.Jafari, Keshavarzi & Doostm. sp. nov. and S. thyrsiantha F.Jafari, Mirtadz. & Keshavarzi sp. nov. The newly discovered species are distributed in the central and southeastern parts of Iran, growing in rocky habitats. Relationships among these species and their close relatives are demonstrated using nrDNA ITS and cpDNA rps16 phylogenies. Silene ghahremaninejadii, S. parrowiana, and S. shahrudensis form a clade with these new species. A key to S. penduliflora and S. thyrsiantha and their close relatives is provided.

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Author:Julio CifuentesORCiD, Luis Pascoal da SilvaORCiD
Parent Title (German):European journal of taxonomy
Series (Serial Number):European journal of taxonomy : EJT (860:27-41)
Publisher:Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Place of publication:Paris
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2023/02/17
Date of first Publication:2023/02/17
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2023/02/20
Tag:Portugal; Spain; errestrial isopods; new species; taxonomy
Page Number:15
First Page:27
Last Page:41
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 4.0