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Cluster analyses of Ostracoda based on dimensions of body structures: implications for taxonomic classification

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We measured selected podomeres, setae and claws in different ostracods and calculated the between-specimen morphological difference, which is expressed as a Canberra dissimilarity index. Our data indicate that morphological differences between ostracods increase with their taxonomic distance. Cluster analyses of ostracod specimens based on Canberra dissimilarity are able to discriminate different species and concur with existing classifications. We suggest that the dimensions of body structures are taxonomically valuable, and that ostracod species identification can be assisted based on the dimensional data of body structures. Species discrimination with such a method does not rely on explicit morphological hiatuses, such as the presence/absence of particular setae, but instead utilizes measurable morphological differences. Our numerical methods also show good potential for studying phenotypic diversity. Analyses on ostracod populations from isolated temporary pools and those from permanent but geographically distant habitats indicate that dispersal improbability is responsible for the observed morphological differentiation.

Affiliations: 1: 1Yunnan Key Laboratory for Palaeobiology, Yunnan University, No. 2 Cuihubei Road, Kunming 650091, P. R. China ; 2: 2Lake Biwa Museum, 1091 Oroshimo, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-0001, Japan ; 3: 3Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No. 16 Lincui Road, Beijing 100101, P. R. China ; 4: 4Laboratory of Aquaculture Nutrition and Environmental Health (LANEH), School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, No. 500 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200241, P. R. China ; 5: 5State Key Laboratory of Loess and Quaternary Geology, Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No. 97 Yanxiang Road, Xi’an 710075, P. R. China

6Corresponding author; e-mail: dyzhai@ynu.edu.cn
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