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Exploring species distribution of spring meiofauna (Annelida, Acari, Crustacea) in the south-eastern Alps
The distribution patterns of Alpine crenic meiofauna were studied using a standardised sampling procedure at 110 springs, evenly distributed across both carbonate and siliceous rocks in TrentinoExpand
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Oligochaetes in southern European groundwater: New records and an overview
This work deals with an overview of the faunal composition and presents a general ecological approach to the groundwater oligochaetes in southern Europe. The species richness is high and similar toExpand
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La fauna delle acque sotterranee dell'alta Val di Secchia(Appennino Reggiano)
The groundwater fauna of upper Secchia Valley was studied in three main lithological units: flysch terrains, Triassic evaporites (gypsum), and alluvial deposits. 81 species were collected (23Expand
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The Parvidrilidae – a diversified groundwater family: description of six new species from southern Europe, and clues for its phylogenetic position within Clitellata (Annelida)
The Parvidrilidae Erseus, 1999 constitute the most recently described family of oligochaete microdriles. Prior to this study, Parvidrilus strayeri Erseus, 1999, and Parvidrilus spelaeusExpand
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Groundwater oligochaetes from Southern-Europe. Tubificidae with marine phyletic affinities : New data with description of a new species, review and consideration on their origin
L'etude d'une collection d'Oligochetes aquatiques provenant des eaux souterraines (grottes, hyporheal), d'Italie et de Slovenie essentiellement, a permis d'identifier diverses especes deExpand
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Oligochaetes in southern European groundwater: new records and an overview
This work deals with an overview of the faunal composition and presents a general ecological approach to the groundwater oligochaetes in southern Europe. The species richness is high and similar toExpand
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The groundwater oligochaetes (Annelida, Clitellata) of Slovenia
Historical data on the biodiversity of oligochaetes inhabiting ground waters of Slovenia depicted a fauna of 25 species, 19 of which are stygobiotic. Over about the last 35 years, faunistic surveysExpand
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First record of Parvidrilidae (Annelida, Oligochaeta) in Europe with a description of a new species ( Parvidrilus spelaeus sp. nov.) and comments on the family and its phyletic relationships
A new species of the oligochaete family Parvidrilidae Erseus, 1999 is described from several subterranean waterbodies of southern Europe. A comparison with the type species suggests that the soExpand
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Groundwater oligochaetes (Annelida: Clitellata) of the Dinaric region (South-East Europe)
Abstract This work deals with the study of the oligochaete groundwater biodiversity in the Dinaric region, a karstic territory extending along the oriental shores of the Adriatic sea. Historical andExpand
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Oligochaeta of the middle Po River (Italy): principal component analysis of the benthic data
The application of principal component analysis to two types of habitat (the benthos of macrophytes and of central river bed) enabled us to single out some of the factors that affect the dynamics andExpand
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