Nicaraguan biodiversity

López et al. (2015) have added a paper on the poorly known malacolofauna of Nicaragua, in which they report on a study of land and freshwater snails in a nature reserve in southern Nicaragua. This lake and the surrounding area lies in a volcanic district, and their inventory totalled up to more than 14,000 specimens belonging to 77 species. They found five species that might be new to science, but didn’t describe these.

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The paper includes two tables, one with the collected samples per family, the second with the species listed alphabetically.

Reference:
López, A., Urcuyo, J. & Vega, G., 2015. Biodiversidad de la fauna malacológica en la laguna de Apoyo, Nicaragua. – Revista Encuentro, 102: 8-18.

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