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Arion alpinus Pollonera, 1887 in the Czech Republic
Libor Dvořák, Thierry Backeljau, Peter L. Reischütz, Michal Horsák,
Karin Breugelmans & Kurt Jordaens
The first records of the pulmonate land snail Arion alpinus
the Czech Republic are presented and the European distribution and
ecology of this species are discussed. A. alpinus
forest ecosystems in the southern part of the Czech Republic at the
margin of its continuous distribution range. Both externally and
anatomically the Czech Republican specimens strongly resemble A.
from neighbouring countries. Identification was confirmed
by DNA analysis.
Dvořák L., Backeljau T., Reischütz P. L., Horsák M., Breugelmans K.
& Jordaens K., 2006: Arion alpinus
Pollonera, 1887 in the
Czech Republic (Gastropoda: Arionidae). – Malacologica Bohemoslovaca, 5:
Publication date: 6. 12. 2006. PDF
Copyright © 2006 Published by Department of Botany and
Zoology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University