IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

This species is endemic to Bulgaria. It is known from a stream in Temnata Dupka cave at Lakatnik, Stara Planina Mts. The cave is about 800 m in length.

Even though the location of this site is only few kms outside the dividing range (border) of the Mediterranean biogeographical region, this species is considered here to be Mediterranean. This decision has been taken based on climatic and geological similarities of the region with the Mediterranean.


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