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January 2012

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Dilian G. Georgiev Department of Ecology and Environmental Conservation, University of Plovdiv, 24 Tzar Assen Str., BG-4000 Plovdiv; Bulgaria, E-mail: Abstract: In this paper two new species of Grossuana Radoman 1973 were described and first information about the anatomy and morphology of the stygobite genus Devetakia Glöer Georgiev 2011 was provided with a description of a new species, Devetakia mandrica n. sp. Anatomical studies of Bythiospeum schniebsae Georgiev 2011, collected from a new cave locality, revealed that this species belongs to a new genus, Balkanospeum n. gen. Key words: new taxa, Hydrobiidae, gastropods, Balkans, springs, caves, taxonomy Open Access - Permission by Author(s) See Extended description for more information.





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