Gongalsky K.B.1, Taiti S.2 2014. A new cavernicolous species of Typhloligidium Verhoeff, 1918 (Isopoda: Oniscidea: Ligiidae) from the Caucasus // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.23. No.1: 51–56 [in English].

1 A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospekt 33, Moscow 119071, Russia. E-mail: gongalsky@gmail.com

2 Istituto per lo Studio degli Ecosistemi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Via Madonna del Piano 10, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy. E-mail: stefano.taiti@ise.cnr.it

Key words: Isopoda, Oniscidea, Ligiidae, new species, cave, Kabardino-Balkaria, Caucasus, Russia.

Abstract. A new species of terrestrial isopod from a cave in northwestern Caucasus is described: Typhloligidium kovali sp.n. (Ligiidae). The diagnostic characters and the affinities of the new species within the troglobiontic genus Typhloligidium are discussed.

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