Discovery of subterranean amphipod Niphargus stygius (Schiødte, 1847) (Amphipoda: Niphargidae) in a cave drip pool with increased salinity

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  • Maja Zagmajster SubBioLab, Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Jamnikarjeva 101, SI-1000 Ljubljana
  • Teo Delić SubBioLab, Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Jamnikarjeva 101, SI-1000 Ljubljana

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https://doi.org/10.14720/ns.21.1.57-59

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Zagmajster, M., & Delić , T. (2019). Discovery of subterranean amphipod Niphargus stygius (Schiødte, 1847) (Amphipoda: Niphargidae) in a cave drip pool with increased salinity. Natura Sloveniae, 21(1), 57-59. https://doi.org/10.14720/ns.21.1.57-59

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