Drei neue stygobionte Peritrichen aus dem interstitiellen Grundwasser Beitrag zur Kenntnis der stygobionten Peritrichenfauna Deutschlands
[Three new stygobiont Peritricha from the interstitial groundwater Contribution to the knowledge about the stygobiont peritrich fauna of Germany]
Archiv für Hydrobiologie Volume 73 Number 3 (1974), p. 394 - 402
published: Jun 4, 1974
ArtNo. ESP141007303009, Price: 29.00 €
All the peritricha found in groundwater samples from the Fulda valley proved to be new species, which are decribed here. They show adaptations to the interstitial groundwater biotope, which were partly unknown. Suggestions were made for a new division within the genus Scyphidia. In the laboratory two of the species were very sensitive to water pollutions. Accordingly they are limited to areas of very pure groundwater.