crickets in selected caves i Davao Oriental and northern Mindanao, Philippines.
and epigean cockroaches with six new species and a discussion of the Nocticolidae (Dictyoptera: Blattaria).
form of the Poeciliid fish Poecilia sphenops from Tabasco, Mexico.
Austen described the bizarre flightless, cavernicolous
fly, Mormotomyia hirsuta (Fig.
Breeding biology of the cavernicolous
harvestman Goniosoma albiscriptum (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores): sites of oviposition, egg batches characteristics and subsocial behaviour.
Until 1997 only two species of cavernicolous
millipeds of the genus Pseudotremia were known from Indiana, Pseudotremia indianae Hoffman (1958) from the Blue River area and P.
species that hibernate accumulate body fat before hibernation to sustain them through winter torpor, which might last >6 months in northern regions.
1) contains karst landscapes with numerous caves that provide important roosting sites for cavernicolous
bats, especially at its easternmost portion in Kansas and Oklahoma.
Chemical and behavioral defenses of a Neotropical cavernicolous
harvestman: Goniosoma spelaeum (Opiliones, Laniatores, Gonyleptidae).
Gnaspini (1996), for instance, described that ovigerous females of the Brazilian cavernicolous
harvestman Goniosoma spelaeum Mello-LeMo 1922 (Gonyleptidae, Goniosomatinae) leave the cave to forage more frequently than males.
spiders from the Nullarbor Plain and south-west Australia.
89, very far from the value of the cavernicolous
species, which should be lower than 2, but it is similar to the values for endogenous species (3-4) (Conde 1998).