Niphargus dancaui sp. nov. (Amphipoda, Niphargidae) – a new species thriving in sulfidic groundwaters in southeastern Romania

@article{Brad2015NiphargusDS,
  title={Niphargus dancaui sp. nov. (Amphipoda, Niphargidae) – a new species thriving in sulfidic groundwaters in southeastern Romania},
  author={Traian Brad and Cene Fi{\vs}er and Jean‐François Flot and Serban M. Sarbu},
  journal={European journal of taxonomy},
  year={2015},
  volume={164},
  pages={1-28}
}
Niphargus dancaui sp. nov., previously referred to as Niphargus cf. stygius , was sampled from various groundwater sites in and near the town of Mangalia (SE Romania) and described with Movile Cave (a sulfidic, chemoautotrophically based ecosystem) as type locality. A short comparison with Niphargus stygius specimens from Slovenia was made, together with a morphological analysis of interpopulational variability. Males of N. dancaui sp. nov. were relatively large (17 mm), with long antennae… 
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