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The “Alluvial Mesovoid Shallow Substratum”, a New Subterranean Habitat
- V. Ortuño, José D. Gilgado, A. Jiménez-Valverde, A. Sendra, G. Pérez-Suárez, Juan J. Herrero-Borgoñón
- Biology, Medicine
- PloS one
- 4 October 2013
In this paper we describe a new type of subterranean habitat associated with dry watercourses in the Eastern Iberian Peninsula, the “Alluvial Mesovoid Shallow Substratum” (alluvial MSS). Historical… Expand
A new mute species of the genus Nemobius Serville (Orthoptera, Gryllidae, Nemobiinae) discovered in colluvial, stony debris in the Iberian Peninsula: A biological, phenological and biometric study.
Sampling of a Mesovoid Shallow Substratum (MSS) of a scree in the Guadarrama mountains (Madrid, Spain) revealed a population of crickets of the genus Nemobius Serville. A detailed morphological study… Expand
Exceptional invertebrate diversity in a scree slope in Eastern Spain
- A. Jiménez-Valverde, José D. Gilgado, A. Sendra, G. Pérez-Suárez, Juan J. Herrero-Borgoñón, V. Ortuño
- Journal of Insect Conservation
- 2 August 2015
In this study, the invertebrate fauna of a colluvial Mesovoid Shallow Substratum (MSS) is Eastern Spain was characterized, and the importance of the MSS as refuge for endemic and rare species was… Expand
Dima assoi Pérez Arcas 1872 (Coleoptera: Elateridae): from montane to hypogean life. An example of exaptations to the subterranean environment?
Summary The mesovoid shallow substratum (MSS) of two areas in the Moncayo Massif (Zaragoza, Spain) was sampled for a year with subterranean pitfall traps installed at one meter depth in stony debris.… Expand
Historical perspective, new contributions and an enlightening dispersal mechanism for the endogean genus Typhlocharis Dieck 1869 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Trechinae)
A historical review of the study of genus Typhlocharis and a synthesis of current knowledge are carried out, providing a historical context for the description of a new species in the province of… Expand
Subterranean Ants: The Case of Aphaenogaster cardenai (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Abstract Recently, a series of systematized studies of the Milieu Souterrain Superficiel (MSS) are being carried in several enclaves of the Iberian Peninsula, which have entailed the finding of the… Expand
A new hypogean Trechus Clairville (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Trechini) discovered in a non-calcareous Superficial Subterranean Habitat of the Iberian System (Central Spain).
A new hypogean species of Trechus Clairville, Trechus arrecheai sp. nov., is described from the Iberian Peninsula. It was captured by subterranean pitfall traps in a non-calcareous Superficial… Expand
Hidden biodiversity in the Iberian Mesovoid Shallow Substratum (MSS): New and poorly known species of the millipede genus Archipolydesmus Attems, 1898 (Diplopoda, Polydesmidae)
Abstract Systematic sampling of the Mesovoid Shallow Substratum (MSS) at several sites in three regions of the Iberian Peninsula has revealed two new and one very poorly known species of the genus… Expand
Sierra Nevada (Granada, Spain): a high-altitude biogeographical crossroads for millipedes (Diplopoda), with first data on its MSS fauna and description of a new species of the genus Ceratosphys…
- José D. Gilgado, H. Enghoff, A. Tinaut, J. Mauriès, V. Ortuño
- Biology, Medicine
- 19 November 2015
Millipedes (Diplopoda), with a few notable exceptions, are poor dispersers, showing a very high degree of endemicity, not the least in mountains. The first samplings of the Mesovoid Shallow… Expand
Hypogenic versus epigenic subterranean ecosystem: lessons from eastern Iberian Peninsula
- A. Sendra, P. Garay, V. Ortuño, José D. Gilgado, S. Teruel, A. S. P. Reboleira
- 1 September 2014
*email@example.com epikarst, a very superficial habitat under the surface of the karst in the infiltration zone (Bakalowizc, 2005), which is an ecotone between surface water and groundwater… Expand