publication . Article . 2008

The terrestrial isopods (Crustacea: Oniscidea) from the Natural Park of the sa Dragonera island (Balearic Islands, western Mediterranean)

Garcia, Ll.;
Open Access Catalan; Valencian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears
Seventeen species of terrestrial isopods has been collected in the island of sa Dragonera, a natural park located in the SW of Majorca (Balearic Islands, Western Mediterranean). About 400 specimens has been gathered by hand or by means of pit-fall traps in various expeditions carried out to the island in the years 1989, 1999, 2000, 2005 and 2006. So far only one species of Oniscidea have been recorded in sa Dragonera.: Armadillidium cruzi, a endemic species of Majorca that also inhabits in this island. Other 16 species of woodlice: Ligia italica, Stenoniscus pleonalis, Armadilloniscus ellipticus, Platyarthrus schoeblii, Stenophiloscia glarearum, Halophiloscia co...
free text keywords: Isopoda Spain Sa Dragonera, Natural History
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