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Biodiversity of Belgian groundwater fauna in relation to environmental conditions
Summary 1. The Pleistocene glaciations during the Quaternary appear to have resulted in an impoverished groundwater fauna in northern Europe. Re-colonisation may have occurred either throughExpand
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Groundwater biodiversity in Europe.
SUMMARY 1. The spatial patterns of groundwater biodiversity in Europe remain poorly known, yet their knowledge is essential to understand local variation in groundwater assemblages and to developExpand
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Zonation and structuring factors of meiofauna communities in a tropical seagrass bed (Gazi Bay, Kenya)
Abstract This study deals with the relation between tropical meiofauna and environmental variables by comparing the ‘benthic’ (i.e. in the bare sediment adjacent to seagrass plants) and theExpand
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Robustunguis gen. nov., a genus of decapod associated laophontids (Copepoda: Harpacticoida)
The genus Robustunguis gen. nov. is erected for two species of laophontid harpacticoids: R. ungulatus spec. nov. and R. minor spec. nov. Both species were recovered from washings of decapodExpand
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Zoogeography of the laophontid genus Afrolaophonte (Copepoda, Harpacticoida), with description of A. stocki n. sp. from Guadeloupe
Afrolaophonte stocki n. sp. from Guadeloupe is described and A. aequatorialis is reported from the southern coast of Papua New Guinea. The pantropical genus Afrolaophonte comprises twelve differentExpand
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New species of continental cyclopoid copepods (Crustacea, Cyclopoida) from the Yucatán peninsula, Mexico
We report here on the cyclopoid copepod fauna encountered during a sampling campaign in several community wells on the Yucat n peninsula in 1997. In 18 freshwater and oligohaline localities, 13Expand
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Alpha and beta diversity of harpacticoid copepods in a tropical seagrass bed: the relation between diversity and species' range size distribution
Alpha and beta diversity of harpacticoid copepods was studied in a Kenyan seagrass bed (Gazi Bay, Kenya) with a clear zonation of different seagrass species. The application of an appropriateExpand
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A checklist of the marine Harpacticoida (Copepoda) of the Caribbean Sea
Recent surveys on the benthic harpacticoids in the northwestern sector of the Caribbean have called attention to the lack of a list of species of this diverse group in this large tropical basin. AExpand
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SPINIFERAPHONTE, A NEW GENUS OF LAOPHONTIDAE (COPEPODA: HARPACTICOIDA), WITH NOTES ON THE OCCURRENCE OF PROCESSES ON THE CAUDAL RAMI
Abstract A new genus and species of Laophontidae, Spiniferaphonte ornata n. gen., n. sp., is described from the coast of Kenya. The new genus is closely related to Laophontina and Wellsiphontina asExpand
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