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https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.46.073

The terrestrial gastropods (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of the Mavrovo National Park, North Macedonia


Ivaylo Dedov https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4445-359X; Slobodan Kutanoski; Slavcho Hristovski https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9467-6575

1 July 2024 · volume 46 · (issue 7) · pp. 195–201 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: Sixty-one species taxa of land gastropods are known for Mavrovo National Park, and 34% of them are species taxa of high conservation value. Considering the unsystematic surveys in the area, it can be assumed that in the future the number of species taxa will significantly increase. The status of Mavrovo as a national park under high protection, and there are no immediate threats to the malacofauna. Potential problems for invertebrate communities, including snails, would be big destructive changes in their habitats and especially the presence of hydropower projects and stone quarries. The protection of the species habitats from human activity and different types of modification is the best protection measures for the mollusk fauna in Mavrovo National Park.

Keywords: Bistra Mountain, Deshat Mountain, Korab Mountain, newly recorded taxa for the fauna of North Macedonia, protected area, Shar Mountain, Western Balkans

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Dedov I., Kutanoski S., Hristovski S. 2024 The terrestrial gastropods (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of the Mavrovo National Park, North Macedonia. Historia naturalis bulgarica 46: 195–201.

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