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First discovery of a Devetakia species (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae) from the Rhodopes Mountains, Bulgaria

Dilian Georgiev https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2885-4895; Ivaylo Dedov https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4445-359X; Mila Taseva

3 February 2022 · volume 44 · (issue 1) · pp. 5–8 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: A new species of the genus Devetakia, Devetakia apostoloui n. sp., is described from Vucha River, South Bulgaria. The new species is the first member of the genus and the first species from ancient hydrobiid clade from the region of Western Rhodopes.

Keywords: ancient origin, identification key, new species

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Georgiev D., Dedov I., Taseva M. 2022 First discovery of a Devetakia species (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae) from the Rhodopes Mountains, Bulgaria. Historia naturalis bulgarica 44: 5–8.

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