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Two new stygobitic species of Cirolanidae (Isopoda) from deep cenotes in Yucatan
Botosaneanu, L.; Iliffe, T.M. (2000). Two new stygobitic species of Cirolanidae (Isopoda) from deep cenotes in Yucatan. Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 70: 149-161
In: Bulletin van het Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen. Biologie = Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. Biologie. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Bruxelles. ISSN 0374-6429, more
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  • Botosaneanu, L.
  • Iliffe, T.M.

Abstract
    Haptolana yunca n. sp. is the 6th described species of an entirely hypogean-adapted genus. Cirolana (Anopsilana) yucatana n. sp. is the 9th described stygobitic and troglomorphic species in this subgenus. Both were discovered by diving in deep waters of cenotes in the Yucatan peninsula, a region from which five stygobitic cirolanid species were known. Jamaicalana BOTOSANEANU & ILIFFE, 1997, is synonymized with Cirolana (Anopsilana).

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