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Pleistocene divergence of Dinaric Drusus endemics (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae) in multiple microrefugia within the Balkan Peninsula
The Balkan Peninsula is one of three major European refugial areas. It has high biodiversity and endemism, but data on the age and origin of its fauna, especially endemics, are limited. MitochondrialExpand
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Microscale Vicariance and Diversification of Western Balkan Caddisflies Linked to Karstification
Abstract: The karst areas in the Dinaric region of the Western Balkan Peninsula are a hotspot of freshwater biodiversity. Many investigators have examined diversification of the subterraneanExpand
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Carabid beetle diversity and mean individual biomass in beech forests of various ages
Abstract Carabid beetle diversity and mean individual biomass (MIB) were analysed in three different successional stages of beech tree stands (60, 80 and 150 years old). Carabid beetles were capturedExpand
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Gastrointestinal helminth community of loggerhead sea turtle Caretta caretta in the Adriatic Sea.
We analysed the intestinal helminth community of 70 loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta with a curved carapace length ranging from 25 to 85.4 cm, recovered dead in neritic foraging habitats in theExpand
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Current velocity and food supply as factors affecting the composition of macroinvertebrates in bryophyte habitats in karst running water
biomass decreased in the tufa habitats exposed to higher current velocity. In the temporal succession from spring to autumn bryophyte biomass decreased, whereas in winter the biomass increased in allExpand
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Integrative taxonomy by molecular species delimitation: multi-locus data corroborate a new species of Balkan Drusinae micro-endemics
BackgroundTaxonomy offers precise species identification and delimitation and thus provides basic information for biological research, e.g. through assessment of species richness. The importance ofExpand
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Butterfly diversity and biogeography on the Croatian karst mountain Biokovo: Vertical distribution and preference for altitude and aspect?
Geographic isolation, altitude, climate, landscape and habitat are significant predictors of butterfly diversity in mountain ecosystems. Their diversity and its dependence on altitude, aspectExpand
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An overview of the cave and interstitial biota of Croatia
The karst areas in Croatia, part of the Dinarides, have been defined biospeleologically as an -ea of high biodiversity in world terms, covering 26 thousand km2 in all. In this monograph we ; :ue dataExpand
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Chaetopteryx bucari sp. n., a new species from the Chaetopteryx rugulosa group from Croatia (Insecta, Trichoptera, Limnephilidae) with molecular, taxonomic and ecological notes on the group
Abstract We describe a new autumnal caddisfly species Chaetopteryx bucari sp. n. from 8 localities in the Banovina region of Croatia. We also present molecular, taxonomic and ecological notesExpand
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The caddisfly fauna (Insecta, Trichoptera) of the rivers of the Black Sea basin in Kosovo with distributional data for some rare species
Abstract Adult caddisflies were collected from 12 stations in the Black Sea basin in Kosovo using UV light traps. Sixty-five of the seventy-six species reported in this paper are first records forExpand
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