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          CN 51-1193/Q
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Hydra vulgaris (Anthoathecatae, Hydridae):A New Record Species in China
Author of the article:ZHANG Dong-sheng, ZHAO Chen-xi, WANG An-tai*, DENG Li,MA Liu-an
Author's Workplace:(College of Life Science, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province 518060, China)
Key Words:Hydra; Hydra vulgaris; new record species; China; taxonomy

In this study, a species of hydra, which was collected from Dongjiang River (114°E, 23°N), a branch of the Pearl River in Guangdong province, was cultured and observed for two years. Mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit  (CO) gene of the hydra was amplified and sequenced. Morphological characters in combination with the CO sequence verified that the present described hydra is the species Hydra vulgaris Pallas 1766, a new record species in China.

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