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, Volume 298, Issue 1–3, pp 263–280 | Cite as

The geographic distribution of the European Branchiopods (Anostraca, Notostraca, Spinicaudata, Laevicaudata)

  • Jàn Brtek
  • Alain Thiéry
6. Zoogeography

Abstract

The ‘Large Branchiopod’ fauna of Europe consists of 72 species and sub-species: 50 anostracans, 8 notostracans, 12 spinicaudatans, and 2 laevicaudatans. Their geographical distribution is mapped, and remarks on ecological requirements of species are given.

Key words

Europe distribution maps Anostraca Notostraca Spinicaudata Laevicaudata 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jàn Brtek
    • 1
  • Alain Thiéry
    • 2
  1. 1.Hornonitrianske MuzeumPrievidzaSlovakia
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Biologie Animale-Hydrobiologie, Faculté des SciencesUniversit'e d'AvignonAvignonFrance

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