31 December 2002 · volume 15
· pp. 55–72 · PDF [full text]
Current article provides descriptions of 3 new species of terrestrial woodlices (Isopoda: Oniscidea), Cordioniscus schmalfussi n. sp. (Rhodopes), Trichoniscus stoevi n. sp. (Central Stara Planina) and Trichoniscus petrovi n. sp. (Rhodopes), found in different caves in Bulgaria. Other 31 species from the Ligiidae, Styloniscidae, Trichoniscidae, Philosciidae, Plathyarthridae, Cylisticidae, Trachelipidae and ArmadUlidiidae are reported and their distribution in Bulgaria analysed. Genus Illyrionethes is new to the country’s fauna. The material is preserved in the NMNH, Sofia.