Revision of the calcareous fen arachnofauna: habitat affinities of the fen-inhabiting spiders

  title={Revision of the calcareous fen arachnofauna: habitat affinities of the fen-inhabiting spiders},
  author={Maija Stokmane and Inese Cera},
  pages={67 - 108}
Calcareous fens are one of the most species-rich habitats of the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere. In spite of this species richness, however, calcareous fens are still rather poorly investigated. Consequently, the data of the fen-associated spider fauna are also largely lacking. The aim of the research was to study the spider fauna of the calcareous fens of Latvia and to draw conclusions about what kind of spider species and ecological groups typically inhabit calcareous fen habitats… 
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