Amphipoda of Desna river basin

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29 August 2022
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The database includes species of aboriginal and alien Ponto-Caspian amphipods in the Desna River basin within the Chernihiv and Kyiv regions (2003-2021): (24 observation stations).

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Usov O (2022): Amphipoda of Desna river basin. v1.1. Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). Dataset/Occurrence.


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 951a8449-9d4e-44f6-8e29-cc9ecbabf0ed.  Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.


Occurrence; Desna river; Desna basin; Malacostraca; Amphipoda; arthropods; findings; Occurrence


Oleksandr Usov
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Oleksii Marushchak
  • Programmer
junior researcher
I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine
Vul. B. Khmelnytskogo, 15
01030 Kyiv

Geographic Coverage

Investigated teritory is situated in Chernihiv and Kyiv regions and includes Desna riverbed, its main tributaries and floodplains.

Bounding Coordinates South West [49.167, 29.246], North East [52.396, 33.486]

Taxonomic Coverage

The dataset consists exclusively of representatives of Amphipoda order.

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Amphipoda

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2003-07-24 / 2021-06-26

Sampling Methods

The main sampling was carried out from thickets of higher aquatic vegetation. Samples from other substrates (stones, wood) as well as benthos samples were also included.

Study Extent The research was conducted during 2003-2021 in Chernihiv and Kyiv regions: Desna riverbed and its tributaries, namely Snov, Seym, Rod, Oster, Bilous and their floodplains. Some of the expeditions were supported by the Institute of Hydrobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. The 2021 expedition was funded by a grant from the Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group ("UNCG").
Quality Control The author is fully available for the quality of data provided within the dataset.

Method step description:

  1. 1. Making samples on the sampling (investigation) stations.
  2. 2. Species determinations.
  3. 3. Georeferencing.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 951a8449-9d4e-44f6-8e29-cc9ecbabf0ed