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Present distribution of Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray, 1843) (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Slovak Republic

Author(s): Tomáš Čejka | Libor Dvořák | Vladimír Košel

Journal: Malacologica Bohemoslovaca
ISSN 1336-6939

Volume: 7;
Start page: 21;
Date: 2008;
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Keywords: Potamopyrgus antipodarum | geographic distribution | ecology | Slovakia

All published and known unpublished data on Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray, 1843) from the Slovak Republic are summarised. The Slovak distribution is restricted to the southern parts of the country close to the Danube, Morava, and Hron Rivers. Geographic and vertical distribution is described. The most of the localities are placed between 100 and 140 m a.s.l., the highest situated known record was in 277 m a.s.l. P. antipodarum inhabits slowly flowing rivers and different types of standing waters in Slovakia.
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