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title A new species of Duvalius from world's deepest cave (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
authors Reboleira, ASPS; Ortuno, VM
author full name Reboleira, Ana Sofia P. S.; Ortuno, Vicente M.
title A new species of Duvalius from world's deepest cave (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
nationality internacional
source ZOOTAXA
language English
document type Article
author keywords Trechini; Krubera-Voronja Cave; Western Caucasus; Abkhazia; Deep subsurface biosphere
keywords plus CAUCASUS
abstract The new hypogean ground beetle, Duvalius abyssimus n. sp., from Krubera-Voronja, world's deepest cave (Arabika massif, Western Caucasus) is described and illustrated. Diagnostic morphological characters of the imago, male and female genitalia are provided. Its relations with other Duvalius Delarouzee species from the Western Caucasus geographic area are discussed. An updated overview of the biocoenosis of its peculiar habitat is made.
author address [Reboleira, Ana Sofia P. S.] Univ Aveiro, Dept Biol, P-3810193 Aveiro, Portugal; [Reboleira, Ana Sofia P. S.] Univ Aveiro, CESAM, P-3810193 Aveiro, Portugal; [Reboleira, Ana Sofia P. S.] Univ La Laguna, Fac Biol, Dept Biol Anim, E-38206 Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain; [Ortuno, Vicente M.] Univ Alcala De Henares, Fac Biol Ciencias Ambient & Quim, Dept Ciencias Vida, E-28871 Madrid, Spain
reprint address Reboleira, ASPS (reprint author), Univ Aveiro, Dept Biol, Campus Santiago, P-3810193 Aveiro, Portugal.
e-mail address sreboleira@ua.pt; vicente.ortuno@uah.es
cited reference count 24
publisher MAGNOLIA PRESS
publisher city AUCKLAND
publisher address PO BOX 41383, AUCKLAND, ST LUKES 1030, NEW ZEALAND
issn 1175-5326
isbn 1175-5334
iso source abbreviation ZOOTAXA
publication date Zootaxa
year published 2014
volume 3784
issue 3
beginning page 267
ending page 274
web of science category 8
subject category Zoology
document delivery number Zoology
unique article identifier AD7MX