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Alexander M. Weigand
New zospeum species (gastropoda, ellobioidea, carychiidae) from 980 m depth in the lukina jama – trojama cave system (velebit mts., Croatia)
Subterranean Biology
2013
11
45
53

A new species of the eutroglobiont gastropod taxon Zospeum Bourguignat, 1856 is described.Zospeum tholussum sp. n. is characterized based on a population from the Lukina Jama–Trojama cave system (Velebit Mts., Croatia). A single living specimen occurred at 980 m depth. The species is morphologically related to Zospeum amoenum (Frauenfeld, 1856), but can be readily distinguished from the latter by the presence of a weak columellar fold and its dome-like structured 2nd whorl. DNA barcoding is capable to clearly delineate Zospeum tholussum from other Zospeum spp. as well.

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Alexander M. Weigand, 2013, New zospeum species (gastropoda, ellobioidea, carychiidae) from 980 m depth in the lukina jama – trojama cave system (velebit mts., Croatia) , Subterranean Biology , 11 , 45 - 53 http://www.pensoft.net/journals/subtbiol/, PDF