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List of animal species identified in Movile Cave

Terrestrial cave-limited species in Movile Cave.

Annelida, Clitellata, Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae

Allolobophora sp.

Crustacea, Isopoda, Trichoniscidae

Caucasonethes n.sp. *

Haplophtalmus n.sp. *

Crustacea, Isopoda, Trachelipodidae

Trachelipus troglobius *

Crustacea, Isopoda, Armadillidiidae

Armadillidium tabacarui *

Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones, Chthoniidae

Chthonius monicae *

Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones, Neobisiidae

Roncus dragobete *

Roncus ciobanmos *

Arachnida, Araneae, Theridiidae

Marianana mihaili *

Arachnida, Araneae, Linyphiidae

Lepthyphantes constantinescui *

Arachnida, Araneae, Clubionidae

Agraecina cristiani *

Arachnida, Araneae, Nesticidae

Nesticus n.sp. *

Arachnida, Araneae, Hahniidae

Hahnia caeca *

Arachnida, Acarina, Nicoletiellidae

Labidostoma motasi *

Chilopoda, Geophilomorpha, Geophilidae

Geophilus sp. cfr. insculptus

Clinopodes trebevicensis

Chilopoda, Scolopendromorpha, Cryptopidae

Cryptops anomalans

Symphyla, Scolopendrellidae

Symphynella sp.

Diplopoda, Julida, Julidae

Archiboreoiulus n.sp. *

Insecta, Collembola, Onychiuridae

Onychiurus movilae *

Insecta, Collembola, Entomobriidae

Heteromurus cfr. nitidus

Insecta, Collembola, Cyphoderidae

Onchopodura vioreli *

Insecta, Diplura, Campodeidae

Plusiocampa isterina *

Plusiocampa euxina *

Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae

Medon dobrogicus *

Insecta, Coleoptera, Pselaphidae

Tychobythinus n.sp. *

Decumarellus sarbui *

Insecta, Coleoptera, Clivinidae

Clivina subterranea *

* Species which are endemic for the chemoautotrophically based groundwater ecosystem at Mangalia

Aquatic cave-limited species in Movile Cave.

Platyhelminthes, Turbellaria, Dendrocoelidae

Dendrocoelum sp.

Aschelminthes, Nematoda, Rhabditidae

Protorhabditis n.sp. *

Aschelminthes, Nematoda, Panagrolaimidae

Panagrolaimus n.sp. *

Aschelminthes, Nematoda, Leptolaimidae

Chronogaster troglodytes *

Aschelminthes, Rotatoria, Habrotrochidae

Habrotrocha rosa

Habrotrocha bidens

Annelida, Hyrudinea, Haemopidae

Haemopis caeca *

Annelida, Aphanoneura, Aeolosomatidae

Aeolosoma hyalinum

Aeolosoma litorale

Mollusca, Gastropoda, Moitessieriidae

Heleobia dobrogica *

Crustacea, Ostracoda, Cyprididae

Pseudocandona sp. cfr. eremita *

Crustacea, Copepoda, Cyclopidae

Eucyclops subterraneus scythicus *

Tropocyclops prasinus

Crustacea, Copepoda, Harpacticidae

Parapseudoleptomesochra italica

Crustacea, Amphipoda, Gammaridae

Niphargus sp. cfr. stygius *

Pontoniphargus racovitzai *

Crustacea, Isopoda, Asellidae

Asellus aquaticus infernus *

Insecta, Heteroptera, Nepidae

Nepa anophthalma *

* Species that are endemic for the chemoautotrophically based groundwater ecosystem at Mangalia

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