in press

Malek-Hosseini JM, Brad T, Fatemi Y, Kuntner M, Fišer C (2023) A New Cave-Dwelling Hadzioid Amphipod (Senticaudata, Hadzioidea, Melitidae) from Sulfidic Groundwaters in Iran. Contributions to Zoology, link.

Delić T, Lohaj R, Brestovanský J, Čáha D, Jalžić B (2023) Questioning the monophyly of Anthroherponina (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae: Leptodirini) and description of three new, ecologically ultraspecialized subterranean species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, in press. link

Saclier N, Duchemin L, Konecny-Dupré L, Grison P, Eme D, Martin C, Callou C, Lefébure T, François C, Issartel C, Lewis JJ, Stoch F, Sket B, Gottstein S, Delić T, Zagmajster M, Grabowski M, Weber D, Reboleira APS, Palatov D, Paragamian K, Knight LRDF, Michel G, Lefebvre F, Malek Hosseini MJ, Camacho AI, De Bikuña BG, Taleb A, Belaidi N, Tuekam Kayo RP, Galassi DMP, Moldovan OT, Douady CJ, Malard F (2023) A collaborative backbone resource for comparative studies of subterranean evolution: The World Asellidae database. Molecular Ecology Resources, in press. link

Recknagel H, Zakšek V, Delić T, Gorički Š, Trontelj P (2023) Multiple transitions between realms shape relict lineages of Proteus cave salamanders. Molecular Ecology, link


Medina MJ, Antić D, Borges PAV, Borko Š, Fišer C, Lauritzen S-E, Martin JL, Oromi P, Pavlek M, Premate E, Puilafico KP, Reboleira ASPS (2023) Temperature variation in caves and its significance for subterranean ecosystems. Scientific Reports 13: 20735. link

Premate E, Borko Š, Altermatt F, Fišer C (2023) Context-dependent evolution of high trophic position drives functional disparity in subterranean crustaceans. Functional Ecology 37: 2523–2534. link

Lukić M, Fišer C, Delić T, Bilandžija H, Pavlek M, Komerički A, Dražina T, Jalžić B, Ozimec R, Slapnik R, Bedek J (2023) Subterranean Fauna of the Lukina Jama–Trojama Cave System in Croatia: The Deepest Cave in the Dinaric Karst. Diversity 15: 726. link

Jourdan J, Bundschuh M, Copilaș-Ciocianu D, Fišer C, Grabowski M, Hupało K, Jemec-Kokalj A, Kabus J, Römbke J, Soose LJ, Oehlmann J (2023) Cryptic Species in Ecotoxicology. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 42(9): 1889–1914. link

Delić T, Pipan T, Ozimec R, Culver DC, Zagmajster M (2023) The Subterranean Species of the Vjetrenica Cave System in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Diversity 15(8): 912. link

Kos A, Delić T, Kos I, Kozel P, Polak S, Zagmajster M (2023) The overview of lithobiomorph centipedes (Chilopoda, Lithobiomorpha) from caves of Slovenia. Subterranean Biology 45:165-185. link

Verovnik R, Glavan G, Burić I, Koren T (2023) Butterfly fauna (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea) of Svilaja Mountain, Dalmatia. Natura Croatica: periodicum Musei historiae naturalis Croatici 32(1): 127-142. link

Šturm L, Petrnel A, Zaman J, Verovnik R (2023) Contribution to the knowledge of the butterfly fauna (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea) of Central Slovenia. Natura Sloveniae: revija za terensko biologijo 25 (1): 5-25. link

Herczeg G, Balázs G, Bíró A, Fišer Ž, Kralj-Fišer S, Fišer C (2023) Island and Rensch’s rules do not apply to cave vs. surface populations of Asellus aquaticus. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 11: 1155261. link

Borko Š, Premate E, Zagmajster M, Fišer C (2023) Determinants of range sizes pinpoint vulnerability of groundwater species to climate change: a case study on subterranean amphipods from the Dinarides. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 33(6): 629-636. link

Berisha H, Horvath G, Fišer Ž, Balazs G, Fišer C, Herczeg G (2022) Sex-dependent increase of movement activity in the freshwater isopod Asellus aquaticus following adaptation to a predator-free cave habitat. Current zoology 69(4):418-425.  link

Knüsel M, Borko Š, Alther R, Salussolia A, Flot J-F, Atermatt F, Fišer C, Stoch F (2023)  Phylogenetic structure and molecular species delimitation hint a complex evolutionary history in an Alpine endemic Niphargus clade (Crustacea, Amphipoda). Zoologischer Anzeiger 306: 27-36. link

Premate E, Kepic T, Fišer C (2023)  Is the relationship between body length and body mass consistent across habitats? A case study on Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Zoology 161: 126120. link

Culver D, Pipan T, Fišer Ž (2023) Ecological and evolutionary jargon in subterranean biology. In: Malard F, Griebler C, Rétaux S (Eds): Groundwater Ecology and Evolution, 2nd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 4, pp. 89-110, link

Cooper S, Fišer CZakšek VDelić TBorko Š, Faille A, Humphreys W (2023) Phylogenies reveal speciation dynamics: case studies from groundwater. In: Malard F, Griebler C, Rétaux S (Eds): Groundwater Ecology and Evolution, 2nd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 7, pp. 165-183, link

Malard F, Machado EG, Casane D, Cooper S, Fišer C, Eme D (2023) Dispersal and geographic range size in groundwater. In: Malard F, Griebler C, Rétaux S (Eds): Groundwater Ecology and Evolution, 2nd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 8, pp. 185-207, link

Kostanjšek R, Zakšek V, Bizjak-Mali L, Trontelj P (2023) The olm (Proteus anguinus), a flagship groundwater species. In: Malard F, Griebler C, Rétaux S (Eds): Groundwater Ecology and Evolution, 2nd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 13, pp. 305-327, link

Protas M, Trontelj P, Prevorčnik S, Fišer Ž (2023) The Asellus aquaticus species complex: an invertebrate model in subterranean evolution. In: Malard F, Griebler C, Rétaux S (Eds): Groundwater Ecology and Evolution, 2nd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 14, pp. 329-350, link

Fišer C, Brancelj A, Yoshizawa M, Mammola S, Fišer Ž (2023) Dissolving morphological and behavioral traits of groundwater animals into a functional phenotype. In: Malard F, Griebler C, Rétaux S (Eds): Groundwater Ecology and Evolution, 2nd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 18, pp. 415-438, link

Venarsky M, Niemiller ML, Fišer C, Saclier N, Moldovan OT (2023) Life histories in groundwater organisms. In: Malard F, Griebler C, Rétaux S (Eds): Groundwater Ecology and Evolution, 2nd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 19, pp. 439-456, link

Rodas LR, Sarbu SM, Bancila R, Price D, Fišer Ž, Protas M (2023) Standing genetic variation as a potential mechanism of novel cave phenotype evolution in the freshwater isopod, Asellus aquaticus. Evolution & Development 25(2): 137-152, link

Bračko G (2023) Atlas of the ants of Slovenia. Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, 251 pp.

Balázs G, Borko Š, Angyal D, Zakšek V, Biró A, Fišer C, Herczeg G (2023) Not the Last Piece of the Puzzle: Niphargus Phylogeny in Hungary. Diversity 15(2): 223, link

Kvist S,  Earl I, Kink E, Oceguera-Figueroa A, Trontelj P (2023) Phylogenetic relationships and species delimitation in Haemopis (Annelida: Hirudinea: Haemopidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 178(107648), link


Fišer C, Koselj K (2022) Coexisting cryptic species as a model system in integrative taxonomy, Chapter 7. In: Monoro AK, Mayo SJ (eds), Cryptic species: morphological stasis, circumscription, and hidden diversity, 1st ed. Cambridge University Press Systematics Association special volume series, no. 89, 169-196. link

Migniani G, Smout JL, Recknagel H, Elmer KR (2022) A hypomelanistic common lizard (Zootoca vivipara) from the Alps. Herpetology Notes 15(2022): 447–451. link

Zakšek B, Bračko G, Kogovšel N, Govedič M, Zakšek V (2022) First insight into host ant use of the scarce large blue Phengaris teleius (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in Ljubljansko barje (Central Slovenia). Natura Sloveniae 24(2): 39-44, link

Verovnik R, Seizmair M, Hula V, Mraček Z, Fric Z (2022) Contribution to the knowledge of the Papilionoidea fauna of Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Shilap: revista de lepidopterologia 50(197): 121-135, link

Koren T, Lauš B, Burić I, Štih A, Kulijer D, Dender D, Kranželić D, Schmidt B, Verovnik R (2022) New records of Tarucus balkanicus at the northern limit of its distribution along the Adriatic coast (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea, Lycaenidae). Fragmenta entomologica 54(1): 143-150, link

Verovnik R, Glavan G (2022) Dnevni metulji (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea) območja občine Kamnik nekoč in danes. Kamniški zbornik 26: 79-84.

Ge D, Qu Y, Deng T, Thuiller W, Fišer C, Ericson P GP, Guo B, de la Sancha N, von der Heyden S, Hou Z, Li J, Abramov A, Vogler A P, Jonsson K A, Mittermeier R (2022) New progress in exploring the mechanisms underlying extraordinarily high biodiversity in global hotspots and their implications for conservation. Diversity and Distributions 28(12): 2448-2458, link

Borko Š, Altermatt F, Zagmajster M, Fišer C (2022) A hotspot of groundwater amphipod diversity on a crossroad of evolutionary radiations. Diversity and Distributions 28(12): 2765-2777, link

Pislak Ocepek M, Glavan G, Verovnik R, Šimenc L, Toplak I (2022). First Detection of Honeybee Pathogenic Viruses in Butterflies. Insects 13(10):925, link

Recknagel H, Premate E, Zakšek V (2022). First sightning of “white” and “black” olms (Proteus anguinus) in the same spring. Natura sloveniae 24(1): 39-41, link

Fišer C, Borko Š, Delić T, Kos A, Premate E, Zagmajster M, Zakšek V, Altermatt F (2022) The European Green Deal misses Europe’s subterranean biodiversity hotspots. Nature Ecology & Evolution 6(10): 1403-1404, link

Reier S, Kruckenhauser L, Snoj A, Trontelj P, Palandačić A (2022) The minnow Phoxinus lumaireul (Leuciscidae) shifts the Adriatic–Black Sea basin divide in the north-western Dinaric Karst region. Ecohydrology 15(6): e2449, link

Premate E, Fišer Ž, Kuralt Ž, Pekolj A, Trajbarič T, Milavc E, Hanc Ž, Kostanjšek R (2022). Behavioral observations of the olm (Proteus anguinus) in a karst spring via direct observations and camera trapping. Subterranean Biology 44: 69-83, link

Jardim-de Queiroz L, Doenz CJ, Altermatt F, Alther R, Borko Š, Gossner MM, Graham C, Matthews B, McFadden IR, Pellissier L, Schmitt T, Selz OM, Villalba S, Rüber L, Zimmermann NE, Seehausen O (2022). Climate, immigration and speciation shape terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity in the European Alps. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 289(1980): 20221020, link

Mammola S, Meierhofer MB, Borges PAV, Colado R, Culver DC, Deharveng L, Delić T, Di Lorenzo T, Dražina T, L. Ferreira R, Fiasca B, Fišer C, Gallasi DMP, Garzoli L, Gerovasileiou V, Griebler G, Halse S, Howarth FG, Isaia M, Johnson JS, Komerički A, Martinez A, Milano F, Moldovan OT, Nanni V, Nicolosi G, Niemiller ML, Pallares S, Pavlek M, Piano E, Pipan T, Sanchez-Fernandet D, Santangeli A, Schmidt SI, Wynne JJ, Zagmajster M, Zakšek V, Cardoso P (2022) Towards evidence-based conservation of subterranean ecosystems. Biological reviews 97(4): 1476-1510, link

Verovnik R, Verovnik J (2022) First record of Proterebia phegea (Lepidoptera: Satyrinae) from Albania. Natura Croatica 31(1): 115-120, link

Bereczki J, Sielezniew M, Verovnik R, Beshkov S, Kuznetsov G, Bonelli S, Pál Tóth J (2022) Phylogeography reveals the origin of the two phenological forms of large blue, Phengaris arion (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, link

Zidar P, Fišer Ž (2022) Avoidance behaviour toxicity tests should account for animal gregariousness: a case study on the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber. In: De Smedt P, Taiti S, Sfenthourakis S, Campos-Filho IS (Eds) Facets of terrestrial isopod biology. ZooKeys 1101: 87-108. link

Recknagel H, Premate E, Zakšek V, Aljančič G, Kostanjšek R, Trontelj P (2022) Oviparity, viviparity or plasticity in reproductive mode of the olm Proteus anguinus: an epic misunderstanding caused by prey regurgitation? Contributions to zoology 91(3): 153–165. link

Jemec Kokalj A, Fišer Ž, Dolar A, Novak S, Drobne D, Bračko G, Fišer C (2022) Screening of NaCl salinity sensitivity across eight species of subterranean amphipod genus Niphargus. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 236(113456):1-9, link

Lopes Ferreira R, […] Fišer C, Trontelj P, Zagmajster M, Delić T, […] (2022). Brazilian cave heritage under siege. Science 375(6586): 1238-1239. link

Kvist S, Utevsky S, Marrone F, Ben Ahmed R, Gajda L, Grosser C, Huseynov M, Jueg U, Khomenko A, Oceguera-Figueroa A, Pešić V, Pupins M, Rouag R, Saglam N, Świątek P, Trontelj P, Vecchioni L, Müller C (2022) Extensive sampling sheds light on species-level diversity in Palearctic Placobdella (Annelida: Clitellata: Glossiphoniiformes). Hydrobiologia 849: 1239-1259. link

Recknagel H, Trontelj P (2022) From Cave Dragons to Genomics: Advancements in the Study of Subterranean Tetrapods. BioScience 72(3): 254–266. link

Molero-Baltanás R, Gaju-Ricart M, Fišer Ž, Bach de Roca C, Mendes LF (2022). Three new species of European Coletinia Wygodzinsky (Zygentoma, Nicoletiidae), with additional records and an updated identification key. European Journal of Taxonomy798(1): 127–161. link

Kostanjšek R, Diderichsen B, Recknagel H, Gunde-Cimerman N, Gostinčar C, Fan G, Kordiš D, Trontelj P, Jiang H, Bolund L, Luo Y (2022). Toward the massive genome of Proteus anguinus-illuminating longevity, regeneration, convergent evolution, and metabolic disorders. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1570(1): 5-11. link

Delić TTrontelj PZakšek V, Brancelj A, Simčič T, Stoch F, Fišer C (2022). Speciation of a subterranean amphipod on the glacier margins in South Eastern Alps, Europe. Journal of Biogeography 49: 38-50. link


Presetnik P, Zidar S, Gojznikar J, Grgurevič S, Knapič T, Likozar L, Meyer-Cords C, Pavlovič E, Podgorelec M, Zagmajster M, Zamolo A (2021). A review of Myotis brandtii and Myotis alcathoe records in Slovenia. Hypsugo, 6(1): 28-43. link

Šturm L, Peternel A, Verovnik R (2021). Butterfly diversity (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea) of Mt. Blegoš and Mt. Koprivnik (Škofljeloško hribovje, Slovenia). Natura Sloveniae 23(2): 65-79. link

Fišer C, Mavrič B, Pekolj A, Zagmajster M (2021). Checklist of amphipod crustaceans (Crustacea: Amphipoda) in Slovenia. Natura Sloveniae 23(2): 5-24. link

Balázs G, Biró A, Fišer Ž, Fišer C, Herczeg G (2021). Parallel morphological evolution and habitat-dependent sexual dimorphism in cave- vs. surface populations of the Asellus aquaticus (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellidae) species complex. Ecology and Evolution 11: 15389– 15403. link

Recknagel H, Carruthers M, Yurchenko AA,  Nokhbatolfoghahai M, Kamenos NA, Bain MM, Elmer KR (2021). The functional genetic architecture of egg-laying and live-bearing reproduction in common lizards. Nature Ecology and Evolution 5: 1546–1556. link

Premate E, Zagmajster M, Fišer C. (2021) Inferring predator–prey interaction in the subterranean environment: a case study from Dinaric caves. Scientific Reports 11(1): 1-9. link

Premate E*, Borko Š*, Kralj-Fišer S, Fišer Ž, Jennions M, Balazs G, Biro A, Bračko G, Copilaş-Ciocianu D, Hrga N, Herzeg G, Rexhepi B, Zagmajster M, Zakšek V, Fromhage L*, Fišer C* (2021). No room for males in caves: female biased sex ratio in subterranean amphipods of the genus Niphargus. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 34(10): 1653-1661. (*equal contribution) link

Voigt CC, Dekker J, Fritze M, Gazaryan S, Hölker F, Jones G, Lewanzik D, Limpens H,  Mathews F, Rydell J, Spoelstra K,  Zagmajster M. The impact of light pollution on bats varies according to foraging guild and habitat context. BioScience, 71(10): 1103-1109. link

Šturm R, Rexhepi B, López Díez JJ, Blejec A, Polajnar J, Sueur J, Virant-Doberlet M (2021). Hay-meadow vibroscape and interactions within insect vibrational community. iScience, 24(9): 103070 link

Premate E, Borko Š, Delić T, Malard F, Simon L*, Fišer C* (2021). Cave amphipods reveal co-variation between morphology and trophic niche in a low-productivity environment. Freshwater Biology 66(10): 1876-1888. (*equal contribution) link

Zakšek V, Zakšek B, Bračko G, Govedič M, Verovnik R (2021). Local host ant usage of scarce large blue Phengaris teleius and dusky large blue P. nausithous (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) at Goričko Nature Park (NE Slovenia). Natura Sloveniae 23(1): 21-33. link

Wynne JJ, Howarth FG, Mammola S, Ferreira RL, Cardoso P, Di Lorenzo T, Galassi DMP, Medellin RA, Miller BW, Sánchez‐Fernández D, Bichuette ME, Biswas J, BlackEagle CW, Boonyanusith C, Amorim I R, Borges PAV, Boston PJ, Cal RN, Cheeptham N, Deharveng L, Eme D, Faille A, Fenolio D, Fišer C, Fišer Ž, Gon SMO, Goudarzi F, Griebler C, Halse S, Hoch H, Kale E, Katz AD, Kovač L, Lilley TM, Manchi S, Manenti R, Martinez A, Meierhofer MB, Miller AZ, Moldovan OT, Niemiller ML, Peck SB, Pellegrini TG, Pipan T, Phillips-Lander CM, Poot C, Racey PA, Sendra A, Shear WA, Souza Silva M, Taiti S, Tian M, Venarsky MP, Yancovic Pakarati S, Zagmajster M, Zhao Y (2021). A conservation roadmap for the subterranean biome. Conservation Letters, e12834. link

Popović M,  Micevski B, Verovnik R (2021). Effects of elevation gradient and aspect on butterfly diversity on Galičica Mountain in the Republic of Macedonia (south–eastern Europe).  Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 44(1): 67-78. link

Borko Š, Trontelj P, Seehausen O, Moškrič A, Fišer C (2021). A subterranean adaptive radiation of amphipods in Europe. Nature Communications 12(1): 1-12. link

Zagmajster M, Polak S, Fišer C (2021). Postojna-Planina Cave System in Slovenia, a Hotspot of Subterranean Biodiversity and a Cradle of Speleobiology. Diversity 13(6): 271. link

Alther R, Bongni N, Borko Š, Fišer C, Altermatt F (2021). Citizen science approach reveals groundwater fauna in Switzerland and a new species of Niphargus (AmphipodaNiphargidae). Subterranean Biology 39: 1-31. link

Sendra A, Borko Š, Jimenez-Valverde A, Selfa J, Lukić M, Miculinić K, Rađa T, Antić D (2021). Cave-adapted campodeids (Hexapoda, Diplura, Campodeidae) from the Dinarides and adjacent karst regions. Revue suisse de Zoologie 128(1): 15-52. link

Bargrizaneh Z, Fišer C, Esmaeili-Rineh S (2021). Groundwater amphipods of the genus Niphargus Schiødte, 1834 in Boyer-Ahmad region (Iran) with description of two new species. Zoosystema 43(7): 127-144. link

Šet J, Borko Š (2021). New data on the distribution of six morphologically cryptic species of Niphargus stygius species complex (Amphipoda: Niphargidae). Natura Sloveniae 22(2): 69-77. link

Degueldre F, Mardulyn P, Kuhn A, Pinel A, Karaman C, Lebas C, Schifani E, Bračko G, Wagnerf H C, Kiran K, Borowiec L, Passera L, Abril S, Espadaler X, Aron S (2021). Evolutionary history of inquiline social parasitism in Plagiolepis ants. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 155: 107016.  link

Rendoš M, Delić T, Copilaş-Ciocianu D, Fišer C (2021) First insight into cryptic diversity of a Caucasian subterranean amphipod of the genus Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Niphargidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 290: 1-11. link


Močilar M, Verovnik R (2020) Evaluation of the population size of Alcon Blue Phengaris alcon (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) and its conservation status in western part of Ljubljansko barje. Acta biologica slovenica 63(1): 3-15. link

Verovnik R, Glogovčan P, Gomboc S (2020). Rediscovery and distribution of Thor’s fritillary Boloria thore (Hübner, 1803) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in Slovenia. Acta entomologica slovenica 28 (2): 149-158. link

Kvist S, Manzano-Marín A, Carle DDE, Trontelj P, Siddall ME. Draft genome of the European medicinal leech Hirudo medicinalis (Annelida, Clitellata, Hirudiniformes) with emphasis on anticoagulants. Scientific reports 10: 9885. link

Herczeg G, Hafenscher VP, Balázs G, Fišer Ž, Kralj-Fišer S, Horváth G (2020) Is foraging innovation lost following colonization of a less variable environment?: a case study in surface- vs. cave-dwelling Asellus aquaticus. Ecology and evolution 10(12): 5323-5331. link

Ntakis A, Karaouzas I, Fišer C, Stoch F (2020). An annotated checklist of the Niphargidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda) of Greece. Zootaxa 4472(3): 517-544. link

Mammola S, Amorim IR, Bichuette ME, Borges PAV, Cheeptham N, Cooper SJB, Culver DC, Deharveng L, Eme D, Lopes Ferreira R, Fišer C, Fišer Ž, Fong DW, Griebler C, Jeffery WR, Jugovic J, Kowalko JE, Lilley TM, Malard F, Manenti R, Martínez A, Meierhofer MB, Niemiller ML, Northup DE, Pellegrini TG, Pipan T, Protas M, Reboleira ASPS, Venarsky J,  Zagmajster M, Cardoso P (2020) Fundamental research questions in subterranean biology. Biological reviews 95(6): 1855-1872. link

Sendra A, Antić D, Barranco P, Borko Š, Erhard C, Delić T, Fadrique F, Faille A, Galli L, Gasparo F, Georgiev D, Giachino PM, Kováč L, Lukić M, Marcia P, Miculinić K, Nicolosi G, Palero F, Paragamian K, Pérez T, Polak S, Prieto C E., Turbanov I, Vailati D, Reboleira AS (2020). Flourishing in subterranean ecosystems: Euro-Mediterranean Plusiocampinae and tachycampoids (Diplura, Campodeidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 591: 1-138, link

Kozel P, Delić T, Novak T (2020). Nemaspela borkoae sp. nov. (Opiliones: Nemastomatidae), the second species of the genus from the Dinaric Karst. European Journal of Taxonomy 717: 90-107. link

Delić T, Stoch F, Borko Š, Flot J-F, Fišer C (2020) How did subterranean amphipods cross the Adriatic Sea? Phylogenetic evidence for dispersal-vicariance interplay mediated by marine regression-transgression cycles. Journal of biogeography 47(9): 1875-1887. link

Kralj-Fišer S, Premate E, Copilaş-Ciocianu D, Volk T, Fišer Ž, Balázs G, Herczeg G, Delić T, Fišer C (2020) The interplay between habitat use, morphology and locomotion in subterranean crustaceans of the genus Niphargus. Zoology 139: 125742. link

Esmaeili-Rineh S, Mamaghani-Shishvan M, Fišer C, Akmali V, Najafi N (2020). Range sizes of groundwater amphipods (Crustacea) are not smaller than range sizes of surface amphipods : a case study from Iran. Contributions to zoology 89 (1): 1-13. link

Mammola S, Arnedo AA; Fišer C, Cardoso P, Dejanaz AJ, Isaia M (2020) Environmental filtering and convergent evolution determine the ecological specialization of subterranean spider. Functional Ecology 34(5): 1064-1077. link

Khomenko A, Utevsky S, Utevsky A, Trontelj P (2020) Unrecognized diversity of Trocheta species (Hirudinea: Erpobdellidae): resolving a century-old taxonomic problem in Crimean leeches. . Systematics and Biodiversity 18 (2): 129-141.

Copilas-Ciocianu D, Borko Š, Fišer C (2020) Late blooming amphipods: global change prompted post-Jurassic ecological radiation despite Paleozoic origin. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 143: 106664. link

Delić T, Kapla A, Colla A (2020) Orogeny, sympatry and emergence of a new genus of Alpine subterranean Trechini (Coleoptera, Carabidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 189(4):1217-123. link

Lukić M*Delić T*, Pavlek M, Deharveng L*, Zagmajster M* (2020) Distribution pattern and radiation of the European subterranean genus Verhoeffiella (Collembola, Entomobryidae). Zoologica Scripta, 49(1): 86-100. (*equal contribution) link


Skrbinšek T, Luštrik R, Majić Skrbinšek A, Potočnik H, Kljun F, Jelenčič M, Kos I, Trontelj P (2019). From science to practice: genetic estimate of brown bear population size in Slovenia and how it influenced bear management. European journal of wildlife research 65: 29. link

Moškrič A, Verovnik R (2019) Five nuclear protein-coding markers for establishing a robust phylogenetic framework of niphargid crustaceans (Niphargidae: Amphipoda) and new molecular sequence data. Data in brief 25: 104134. link

Koren T, Burić I, Glavan G, Verovnik R (2019). Contribution to the knowledge of the butterfly fauna (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea) of Mt Kozjak, Split, Croatia. Natura Croatica: periodicum Musei historiae naturalis Croatici 28 (1): 21-33. link

Borko Š*, Collette M*, Brad T, Zakšek V, Flot J-F, Vaxevanopoulos M, Sarbu SM, Fišer C (2019) Amphipods in a Greek cave with sulfidic and non-sulfidic water: phylogenetically clustered and ecologically divergent. Systematics and Biodiversity 17(6): 558-572. (*equal contribution) link

Zagmajster M, Delić T (2019) Discovery of subterranean amphipod Niphargus stygius (Schiødte, 1847) (Amphipoda: Niphargidae) in a cave drip pool with increased salinity. Natura Sloveniae 21(1): 57-59 link

Prevorčnik S, Remškar A, Fišer C, Sket B, Bračko G, Delić T, Mori N, Brancelj A, Zagmajster M (2019) Interstitial fauna of the Sava River in eastern Slovenia. Natura Sloveniae 21(2): 13-23 link

Jugovic J, Zakšek V, Petković M, Sket B (2019) A shrimp out of place. New genus of Atyidae (Crustacea: Decapoda) in subterranean waters of southeastern Europe, with some remarks on Atyidae taxonomy. Zoologischer Anzeiger 283: 111-123. link

Maes D, Verovnik R, Wiemers M, Brosens D, Beshkov S, Bonelli S, Buszko J, Cantú‑Salazar L, Cassar LF, et al (2019) Integrating national Red Lists for prioritising conservation actions for European butterflies. Journal of Insect Conservation 23(2): 301-330. link

Bregović P, Fišer C, Zagmajster M (2019) Contribution of rare and common species to subterranean species richness patterns. Ecology and Evolution 9(20): 11606-11618. link

Amin OM, Heckmann RA, Fišer Ž, Zakšek V, Herlyn H, Kostanjšek R (2019) Description of Acanthocephalus anguillae balkanicus n. subsp. (Acanthocephala: Echinorhynchidae) from Proteus anguinus (Amphibia: Proteidae) and the cave ecomorph of Asellus aquticus (Crustacea: Asellidae) in Slovenia. Folia Parasitologica 66: 015. link

Prevorčnik S, Hofman S, Delić T, Rysiewska A, Osikowski A, Falniowski A (2019) Lanzaiopsis Bole, 1989 (Caenogastropoda: Truncatelloidea): its phylogenetic and zoogeographic relationships. Folia Malacologica 27(3): 193-201. link

Trontelj P, Borko Š, Delić T (2019) Testing the uniqueness of deep terrestrial life. Scientific Reports9: 15188. link

Zagmajster M, Delić T (2019) Discovery of subterranean amphipod Niphargus stygius (Schiødte, 1847) (Amphipoda: Niphargidae) in a cave drip pool with increased salinity. Natura Sloveniae 21(1): 57-59. link

Bračko G, Lapena-Gjonova A, Salata S, Borowiec L, Polak S (2019) Aphaenogaster illyrica, a new species from the mountains of the Balkan Peninsula (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zookeys 862: 89-107. link

Bračko G (2019) New data on the ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Azarbaijan. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 15(1): 165-175link

Vahid A, Shahabi S, Zagmajster M (2019) Bats of Tadovan Cave in southern Iran: their occurrence in the cave, and conservation issues. Cave and Karst Science 46(2): 79-86. link

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Culver D, Deharveng L, Ferreira R, Fišer C, Galassi D, Griebler C, Halse S, Humphreys B, Isaia M, Malard F, Martinez A, Moldovan OT, Niemiller M, Pavlek M, Reboleira AS, Souza-Silva M, Teeling EC, Wynne J, Zagmajster M (2019) Scientists’ warning on conservation of subterranean ecosystems. BioScience 69(8): 641-650. link

Fišer Ž (2019) Adaptation to low food. In: White WB, Culver DC, Pipan T (Eds): Encyclopedia of Caves, 3rd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 1, pp. 1-7. link

Fišer C (2019) Adaptation: Morphological. In: White WB, Culver DC, Pipan T (Eds): Encyclopedia of Caves, 3rd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 5, pp. 33-39. link

Trontelj P (2019) Adaptation and natural selection in caves. In: White WB, Culver DC, Pipan T (Eds): Encyclopedia of Caves, 3rd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 6, pp. 40-46. link

Verovnik R, Konec M (2019) Asellus aquaticus: A model system for historical biogeography. In: White WB, Culver DC, Pipan T (Eds): Encyclopedia of Caves, 3rd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 11, pp. 76-84. link

Zagmajster M (2019) Bats. In: White WB, Culver DC, Pipan T (Eds): Encyclopedia of Caves, 3rd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 13, pp. 94-101. link

Fišer C (2019) Life histories. In: White WB, Culver DC, Pipan T (Eds): Encyclopedia of Caves, 3rd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 77, pp. 652-657. link

Zagmajster M, Christman MC (2019) Mapping subterranean biodiversity. In: White WB, Culver DC, Pipan T (Eds): Encyclopedia of Caves, 3rd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 81, pp. 678-685. link 

Fišer C (2019) Niphargus — A model system for evolution and ecology. In: White WB, Culver DC, Pipan T (Eds): Encyclopedia of Caves, 3rd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 90, pp. 746-755. link 

Delić T, Fišer C (2019) Species interactions. In: White WB, Culver DC, Pipan T (Eds): Encyclopedia of Caves, 3rd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 113, pp. 967-973. link

Trontelj P (2019) Vicariance and dispersal in caves. In: White WB, Culver DC, Pipan T (Eds): Encyclopedia of Caves, 3rd ed. Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 129, pp. 1103-1109. link

Fišer C, Delić T, Luštrik R, Zagmajster M, Altermatt F (2019) Niches within a niche: ecological differentiation of subterranean amphipods across Europe’s interstitial waters. Ecography 42(6):1212-1223link

Fišer Ž*, Prevorčnik S*, Lozej N, Trontelj P (2019) No need to hide in caves: shelter-seeking behavior of surface and cave ecomorphs of Asellus aquaticus (Isopoda: Crustacea). Zoology 134: 58-65. (*equal contributionlink

Çoraman E, Dietz C, Hempel E, Ghazaryan A, Levin E, Presetnik P, Zagmajster M, Mayer F (2019) Reticulate evolutionary history of a Western Palaearctic bat complex explained by multiple mtDNA introgressions in secondary contacts. Journal of Biogeography 46(2):343-354. link

Fišer C (2019) Collaborative databasing should be encouraged. Trends in Evolution and Ecology 34(3): 184-185. link

Zakšek V*, Delić T*, Fišer C, Jalžić B, Trontelj P (2108) Emergence of sympatry in a radiation of subterranean amphipods. Journal of Biogeography 46(3): 657-669. (*equal contributionlink

Falniowski A, Prevorčnik SDelić T, Alther R, Altermatt F, Hofman S (2019) Monophyly of the Montessieriidae Bourguignat (Caenogastropoda: Truncatelloidea). Folia malacologica 27(1): 61-70. link

Hlavač P, Bregović P, Jalžić B (2019) Endogean and cavernicolous Coleoptera of the Balkans. XVII. Strong radiation in caves of the Central Dinarides: seven new species of Thaumastocephalus Poggi et al., 2001 (Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae). Zootaxa 4559(1): 90-110. link

Lohaj R, Delić T (2019) Playing hard to get: two new species of subterranean Trechini beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Trechinae) from the Dinaric Karst. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 66 (1):1-15. link

Kostanjšek R, Prodan Y, Stres B, Trontelj P (2019) Composition of cuteaneous bacterial community of a cave amphibian, Proteus anguinusFEMS Microbiology Ecology 95:7. link


Wiemers M, Balletto E, Dincă V, Fric ZF, Lamas G, Lukhtanov V, Munguira ML, van Swaay CAM, Vila R, Vliegenthart A, Wahlberg N, Verovnik R (2019) An updated checklist of the European Butterflies (Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea). ZooKeys 811(4): 9 – 45. link

Švara V, Verovnik R (2018) Changes in butterfly species richness (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea) over two decades in the Koroška region, Northern Slovenia. Natura Sloveniae 20(1): 19 – 32. link

Popović MA, Verovnik R (2018) Revised checklist of the butterflies of Serbia (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea). Zootaxa 4438(3): 501 – 527. link

Prevorčnik S, Falniowski A (2018) A twist of nature: a left handed Bythinella schmidti (Küster, 1852) (Caenogastropoda, Bithynillidae). Natura Sloveniae 20(2): 25-31. link

Trontelj P (2018) Structure and genetics of cave populations. In: Moldovan O, Kovač L, Halse S (Eds): Cave Ecology (series Ecological Studies – Analyses and Synthesis 235; ISSN 0070-8356). Springer. Chapter 12, pp. 269-298. link

Zagmajster M, Malard F, Eme D, Culver DC (2018) Subterranean biodiversity patterns from global to regional scales. In: Moldovan O, Kovač L, Halse S (Eds): Cave Ecology (series Ecological Studies – Analyses and Synthesis 235; ISSN 0070-8356). Springer. Chapter 9, pp. 195-228. link

Lukić M, Delić TZagmajster M, Deharveng L (2018) Setting a morphological framework for the genus Verhoeffiella (Collembola, Entomobryidae) for describing new troglomorphic species from the Dinaric karst (Western Balkans). Invertebrate Systematics 32 (5): 1118-1170. link

Zidar P, Škufca D. Prevorčnik S, Kalčikova G, Jemec Kokalj A (2018) Energy reserves in the water louse Asellus aquaticus (Isopoda, Crustacea) from surface and cave populations: seasonal and spatial dynamics. Fundamental and Applied Limonology 191 (3): 253-265. link

Verovnik R, Beretta S, Rowlings M (2018) Contribution to the knowledge of the spring butterfly fauna of the southern Anti-Atlas region, Morocco (Lepidoptera, Papilionidea). SHILAP Revista Lepidopterologica 46(181); 81-90.

Re C*, Fišer Ž*, Perez J, Tacdol A, Trontelj P, Protas ME (2018) Common genetic basis of eye and pigment loss in two distinct cave populations of the isopod crustacean Asellus aquaticusIntegrative and Comparative Biology 58(3): 421-430. (*equal contributionlink

Hofman S, Rysiewska A, Osikowski A, Grego J, Sket BPrevorčnik S, Zagmajster M, Falniowski A (2018) Phylogenetic relationships of the Balkan Moitessieridae (Caenogastropoda: Truncatelloidea). Zootaxa 4486(3): 311-339. link

Fišer C, Alther R, Zakšek V, Borko Š, Fuchs A, Altermatt F (2018) Translating Niphargus barcodes from Switzerland into taxonomy with a description of two new species (Amphipoda, Niphargidae). ZooKeys 760:113-141 link

Fišer C, Robinson CT, Malard F (2018) Cryptic species as a window into the paradigm shift of the species concept. Molecular Ecology 27(3): 613-635. link media coverage

Zakšek VKonec MTrontelj P (2018) First microsatellite data on Proteus anguinus reveal weak genetic structure between the caves of Postojna and Planina. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 28(1): 241-246. link

Fišer C, Dethier M, Zagmajster M (2018) Overview of Niphargidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda)  in Belgium: distribution, taxonomic notes and conservation issues. Zootaxa 4387 (1): 47-74. link

Eme D*, Zagmajster M*Delić T, Fišer C, Flot J-F, Konecny-Dupré L, Pálsson S, Stoch F, Zakšek V, Douady C, Malard F (2018) Do cryptic species matter in macroecology? Sequencing European groundwater crustaceans yields small ranges but does not challenge biodiversity detemninats. Ecography 41: 424-436. (* equal contribution) link

Osikowski A, Hofman S, Rysiewska A, Sket B, Prevorčnik S, Falniowski A (2018) A case of biodiversity overestimation in the Balkan Belgrandiella A. J. Wagner, 1927 (Caenogastropoda: Hydrobiidae): molecular divergence not paralleled by high morphological variation. Journal of Natural History 52(5-6):323-344.

Copilaç-Ciocianu D, Fišer C, Borza P, Petrusek A (2018) Is subterranean lifestyle reversible? Independent and recent large-scale dispersal into surface waters by two species of groundwater amphipod genus NiphargusMolecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 119: 37-49. link


Delić T (2018) First record of a specialized hygropetricolous cave beetle, genus Croatodirus (Coleoptera: Leiodidae), in Slovenia. Natura Sloveniae 19 (2): 55-61. link

Jež M, Verovnik R (2017) Monitoring borovničevega mnogooka Plebejus optilete (Knoch, 1781 ) (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) na Pohorju. Natura Sloveniae 19 (2): 15-27. link

Esmaeili-Rineh S, Sari A, Fišer C, Bargrizaneh Z (2017) Completion of molecular taxonomy: description of four amphipod species (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Niphargidae) from Iran and release of database for morphological taxonomy. Zoologischer Anzeiger 271: 57-79. link

Delić T*, Švara V*, Coleman CO, Trontelj P, Fišer C (2017) The giant cryptic amphipod species of the subterranean genus Niphargus (Crustacea, Amphipoda). Zoologica Scripta 46 (6): 740-752. (*equal contribution) media coverage

Copilas-Cioceanu D, Fišer C, Borza P, Balazs G, Angyal D, Petrusek A (2017) Low intraspecific genetic divergence and weak niche differentiation despite wide ranges and extensive sympatry in two epigean Niphargus species (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 181 (3): 485-499. link

Mamaghani-Shishvan M, Esmaeili-Rineh S, Fišer C (2017) An integrated morphological and molecular approach to a new species description of amphipods in the Niphargidae from two caves in Iran. Zoological Studies 56: 33. link

Trontelj P, Aljančič G, Kostanjšek R (2017) Recommendations for a consistent use of vernacular names for Proteus anguinus in English and Slovenian texts. Natura Sloveniae 19(1): 23-24. link

Aljančič G, Naparus-Aljančič M, Trontelj P (2017) Second International Meeting SOS Proteus: “Conservation of black Proteus and its habitat – 30 years after its discovery”. Natura Sloveniae 19(1): 25-26. link

Zakšek V, Trontelj P (2017) Conservation genetics of proteus in the Postojna-Planina Cave System. Natura Sloveniae 19(1): 33-34. link

Fišer Ž, Zakšek V, Naparus-Aljančič M, Aljančič G, Delić TTrontelj P (2017) The utility of non-genetic data collected during genetic monitoring of proteus populations. Natura Sloveniae 19(1): 35-37. link

Tóth JP, Varga Z, Verovnik R, Wahlberg N, Váradi A, Bereczki J (2017) Mito-nuclear discordance helps to reveal the phylogeographic patterns of Melitaea ornata (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 121 (2): 267-281. link

Hudec I, Fišer C,  Dolansky J (2017) Niphargus diadematus sp. n. (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Niphargidae), an inhabitant of a shallow subterranean habitat in South Moravia (Czech Republic). Zootaxa 4291 (1): 41-60. link

Delić T, Trontelj P, Rendoš M, Fišer C (2017) The importance of naming cryptic species and the conservation of endemic subterranean amphipods. Scientific Reports 7: 3391. link media coverage

Jemec A, Škufca D, Prevorčnik S, Fišer Ž, Zidar P (2017) Comparative study of acetylcholinesterase and glutathione S-transferase activities of closely related cave and surface Asellus aquaticus (Isopoda: Crustacea). PLoS One 12(5): e0176746. link

Rysiewska A, Prevorčnik S, Osikowski A, Hofman S, Beran L, Falniowski A (2017) Phylogenetic relationships in Kerkia and introgression between Hauffenia and Kerkia (Caenogastropoda: Hydrobiidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 55 (2): 106-117.  link

Gorički Š, Stanković D, Snoj A, Kuntner M, Jeffery WR, Trontelj P, Pavićević M, Grizelj Z, Naparus-Aljančič M, Aljančič G (2017) Environmental DNA in subterranean biology: range extension and taxonomic implications for Proteus. Scientific Reports 7: 45054. link

Fišer C, Konec M, Alther R, Švara V, Altermatt F (2017) Taxonomic, phylogenetic and ecological diversity of Niphargus (Amphipoda: Crustacea) in the Hoelloch cave system (Switzerland). Systematics and Biodiversity 15(3): 218-237. link


Trontelj P, Zakšek V(2016) Genetic monitoring of Proteus populations. Natura Sloveniae 18(1): 53-54.

Švara V, Popović M, Peternel A, Radevski Đ, Vukotič K, Verovnik R (2016) Surveys of butterfly and skipper fauna in the southwestern part of the Republic of Macedonia (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea & Hesperioidea). Natura Sloveniae 18(2): 23-37.

Bračko G, Česnik L (2016) First records of six ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for Slovenia. Natura Sloveniae 18(2): 39-46.

Bogataj U, Drobne D, Jemec, A, Kostanjšek R, Mrak P, Novak S, Prevorčnik S, Sket B, Trontelj P, Tušek Žnidarič M, Vittori M, Zidar P, Žnidaršič N, Štrus J (2016) Four decades of multidisciplinary studies on isopods: a tribute to Pavel Ličar. Acta Biologica Slovenica 59(2): 5-25.

Verovnik R, Wiemers M (2016) Species delimitation in the Grayling genus Pseudochazara (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) supported by DNA Barcodes. ZooKeys 600: 131-154. link

Bedjanič M, Conniff K, Dow RA, Stokvis FR, Verovnik R, van Tol J (2016) Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of the Platystictidae of Sri Lanka (Insecta: Odonata). Zootaxa 4182 (1): 001–080 (as monograph).

Verovnik R, Švara V (2016) Confirmed recent occurrence of the Southern Swallowtail (Papilio alexanor Esper, 1799) in Croatia (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). SHILAP Revista lepidopterologica 44 (176): 547-552.

Zagmajster M, Delić T (2014) Contribution to the knowledge on fauna of caves and springs in Tajan area near Zavidovići (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Naš krš 34: 48. [published in 2016]

Polak S, Delić T, Kostanjšek R, Trontelj P (2016) Molecular phylogeny of the cave beetle Hadesia (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae: Leptodirini), with a description of a new species from Montenegro. Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny 74(3): 241-254. link.

Utevsky S, Trontelj P (2016) Phylogeography of the southern medicinal leech, Hirudo verbana: a  response to Živić et al. (2015).  Aquatic Ecology 50(1):97-100. link

Prevorčnik S, Konec M, Sket B (2016) The first Turcolana Argano & Pesce, 1980 (Isopoda: Cirolanidae) from the Greek mainland. Zootaxa 4170 (1): 125–136.  link

Sidorov DA, Prevorčnik S (2016) A review of the genus Asellus E.L. Geoffery, 1762 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellidae) from the Asian part of Russia, with description of plesiomorphic A. turaniacus sp.n.. Arthropoda Selecta 25(2): 157-169. link

Esmaeili-Rineh S, Heidari F, Fišer C, Akmali V (2016) Description of new endemic species of the genus Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 (Amphipoda: Niphargidae) from a karst spring in Zagros Mountains in Iran. Zootaxa 4126 (3): 338-350.

Bračko G, Kiran K, Karaman C, Salata S, Borowiec L (2016) Survey of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Greek Thrace. Biodiversity Data Journal 4: e7945,  doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e7945. link

Alther R, Fišer C, Altermatt F (2016) Description of a widely distributed but overlooked amphipod species in the European Alps. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, accepted.

Bregović P, Zagmajster M (2016) Understanding hotspots within a global hotspot – identifying the drivers of regional species richness patterns in terrestrial subterranean habitats. Insect Conservation and Diversity 9 (4): 268-281. link

Konec M, Delić T, Trontelj P (2016) DNA barcoding sheds light on hidden subterranean boundary between Adriatic and Danubian drainage basins. Ecohydrology (7): 1304-1312.  link

Fišer Ž*, Novak L*, Luštrik R, Fišer C (2016) Light triggers habitat choice of eyeless subterranean but not of eyed surface amphipods. The Science of Nature 103: 7. (*equal contribution) link

Delić T, Trontelj P, Zakšek V, Fišer C (2016) Biotic and abiotic determinants of appendage length evolution in a cave amphipod. Journal of Zoology 299: 42-50. link


Jež M, Zakšek V, Štanta R, Zadravec B, Verovnik R (2015): Favna nočnih metuljev (Lepidoptera) na izbranih osvetljenih cerkvah v Sloveniji. Natura Sloveniae 17(2): 17-45

Zagmajster M, David E, Malard F (2015) European Patterns of Species Richness and Range Size in Groundwater Crustaceans. Global Freshwater Biodiversity Atlas

Lukić M, Porco D, Bedos A, Deharveng L (2015) The puzzling distribution of Heteromurus (Verhoeffiellaabsoloni Kseneman, 1938 (Collembola: Entomobryidae: Heteromurinae) resolved: detailed redescription of the nominal species and description of a new species from Catalonia (Spain). Zootaxa 4039: 249–275. link

Verovnik R (2015) Silky Ringlet Erebia gorge vagana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) still surviving on Velebit = Velebitski planinski okaš Erebia gorge vagana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) još uvijek prisutan na Velebitu. Natura Croatica 24: 159-162. link

Koren T, Vukotić K, Verovnik R (2015) Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea & Hesperioidea) of the Croatian islands: new surveys of Vir, Murter, Čiovo and Šolta. Entomologist’s gazette 66: 187-197.

Verovnik R, Franeta F, Popović M, Gascoigne-Pees M (2015) The discovery of Polyommatus aroaniensis (Brown, 1976) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo 36: 177-180.

Verovnik R, Koren T, Glavan G (2015) Contribution to the knowledge of the butterfly and skipper fauna of northern Dalmatia mainland = Prilog poznavanju faune leptira kopnenog dijela sjeverne Dalmacije. Natura Croatica 24: 265-280. link

Tvrtković N, Verovnik R, Lovrenčić L, Vuković M, Šašić M (2015) New contributions to the knowledge of the butterfly fauna of Mt Velebit and the neighbouring area of Lika (Croatia) = Novi prilozi fauni danjih leptira planine Velebita i susjednih područja Like (Hrvatska). Natura Croatica 24: 281-292. link

Zagmajster M, Dorigo L, Lapini L (2015) First records of European free-tailed bat Tadarida teniotis Rafinesque, 1818 (Chiroptera: Molossidae) in Friuli Venezia Giulia region in NE Italy. Natura Sloveniae 17: 77-84. link

Jež M, Zakšek V, Štanta R, Zadravec B, Verovnik R (2015) Moth fauna (Lepidoptera) at selected illuminated churches in Slovenia. Natura Sloveniae 17: 17-45. link

Lapini L, Dorigo L, Zagmajster M, dall’Asta A (2015) Distribution of two alpine-boreal bat species, Eptesicus nilssonii (Keyserling & Blasius, 1839) and Vespertilio murinus Linnaeus, 1758, in Friuli Venezia Giulia Region (NE Italy). Gortania 36: 115-121. link

Delić T, Sket B (2015) Found after 60 years: the hows and whys of Sphaeromides virei montenigrina (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cirolanidae) rediscovery in Obodska pećina, Montenegro. Natura Sloveniae 17: 59-65. link

Brad T, Fišer C, Flot J-F, Sarbu S (2015) Niphargus dancaui sp.nov. (Amphipoda, Niphargidae) – a new species thriving in sulfidic groundwaters in southeastern Romania. European Journal of Taxonomy 164: 1-28. link

Petković M, Delić T, Lučić L, Fišer C (2015) Description of a new species of Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Niphargidae): the first record of a lake ecomorph in the Carpathian Mountains. Zootaxa 4027: 117-129. link

Verovnik R, Fišer Ž, Zakšek V (2015) How to reduce the impact of artificial lighting on moths: A case study on cultural heritage sites in Slovenia. Journal for Nature Conservation 28: 105-111. link

Švara V, Zakšek B, Verovnik R (2015) Contribution to the knowledge of the butterfly fauna of Montenegro (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Acta entomologica slovenica 23: 37-48. link

Micevski N, Franeta F, Gascoigne-Pees M, Micevski B, Verovnik R (2015) Butterfly surveys in Albania during 2014 including the discovery of two new species for the country. Ecologica Montenegrina 3: 1-12. link

Esmaeili-Rineh S, Sari A, Fišer C (2015) Making future taxonomy of Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Niphargidae) in the Middle East easier: DELTA database of Middle East species with description of four new species from Iran. Zootaxa 4020: 401-430. link

Fišer Ž, Altermatt F, Zakšek V, Knapič T, Fišer C (2015) Morphologically cryptic amphipod species are “ecological clones” at regional but not at local scale: A case study of four Niphargus spcies. PLoS One 10(7): e0134384. link

Švara V, Delić T, Rađa T, Fišer C (2015) Molecular phylogeny of Niphargus boskovici (Crustacea: Amphipoda) reveals a new species from epikarst. Zootaxa 3994: 354-376. link

Angyal D, Balázs G, Zakšek V,Krízsik V, Fišer C (2015) Redescription of two subterranean amphipods Niphargus molnari Méhely, 1927 and Niphargus gebhardti Schellenberg, 1934 (Amphipoda, Niphargidae) and their phylogenetic position. ZooKeys 509: 53-85. link

Esmaeili S, Sari A, Delić T, Moškrič A, Fišer C (2015) Molecular Phylogeny  of the Subterranean Genus Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda) in the Middle East: A Comparison with European Niphargids. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 175(4): 812-826. link

Fišer C, Luštrik R, Sarbu S, Flot J-F, Trontelj P (2015) Morphological evolution of coexisting amphipod species pairs from sulfidic caves suggests competitive interactions and character displacement, but no environmental filtering and convergence. PLoS One 10: 1-13. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123535 link

Konec MPrevorčnik S, Sarbu SM, Verovnik RTrontelj P (2015) Parallels between two geographically and ecologically disparate cave invasions by the same species, Asellus aquaticus (Isopoda, Crustacea). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 864-875. link

Ntakis A, Anastasiadou C, Zakšek VFišer C (2015) Phylogeny and biogeography of three new species of Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from Greece. Zoologischer Anzeiger 255: 32-46. link

Eme D, Zagmajster MFišer C, Galassi D, Marmonier P, Stoch F, Cornu J-F, Oberdorff T, Malard (2015) Multi-causality and spatial non-stationarity in the determinants of groundwater crustacean diversity in Europe. Ecography 38:531-540. link

Matjaž JEŽ, Valerija ZAKŠEK, Radovan ŠTANTA, Bojan ZADRAVEC, Rudi VEROVNIK (2015): Favna nočnih metuljev (Lepidoptera) na izbranih osvetljenih cerkvah v Sloveniji. Natura Sloveniae 17(2): 17-45.


Minelli A, Sket B, de Jong Y (2014) Fauna Europaea : Annelida – Hirudinea, incl. Acanthobdellea and Branchiobdellea. Biodiversity Data Journal 2: 1-17. doi: link

Giribet G, MyIntyre E, Christian E, Espinasa L, Ferreira RL, Francke OF, Harvey MS, Isaia M, Kovač L, MyCutchen L, Souza MFVR, Zagmajster M (2014) The first phylogenetic analysis of Palpipgradi (Arachnida) – the most enigmatic arthropod order. Invertebrate Systematics  28: 350-360. link

Hou Z, Sket B, Li S (2014) Phylogenetic analyses of Gammaridae crustacean reveal different diversification patterns among sister lineages in the Tethyan region. Cladistics 30(4): 352-365.

Altermatt F, Alther R, Fišer C, Jokela J, Konec M, Küry D, Mächler E, Stucki P, Westram A (2014) Diversity and distribution of freshwater amphipods in Switzerland (Crustacea: Amphipoda). PLoS One 9(10): e110328. doi:  link

Fišer C, Pipan T, Culver F (2014) The Vertical Extent of Groundwater Metazoans: an Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective. Bioscience 64 (11)971-979. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biu148

Mamos T, Wattier R, Majda A, Sket B, Grabowski M (2014) Morphological vs. molecular delineation of taxa across montane regions in Europe: the case study of Gammarus balcanicus Schafferna (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary research 52(3): 237-248. doi 10.111/jzs.12062

Zagmajster M, Eme D, Fišer C, Galassi D, Marmonier P, Stoch F, Cornu J-F, Malard F (2014) Geographic variation in range size and beta diversity of groundwater crustaceans: insights from habitats with low thermal seasonality.  Global Ecology and Biogeography 23: 1135-1145.

Popović M, Radaković M, Đurđević A, Franeta F, Verovnik R (2014) Distribution and threats of Phengaris teleius (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in Northern Serbia. Acta zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungarica60: 173-183.

Russell P, Pateman J, Verovnik R (2014) First record of Melitaea ornata Christoph, 1893, from Slovenia, with notes on its confirmed distribution and hybridisation with M. phoebe ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775). Entomologist’s gazette 65: 135-153.

Verovnik R, Popović M, Šašić M, Cuvelier S, Maes D (2014) Wanted! Dead or alive : the tale of the Brown’s Grayling (Pseudochazara amymone). Journal of insect conservation 18: 675-682.

Bračko G, Gomboc M, Lupše B, Marić R, Pristovšek U (2014) New faunistic data on ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the southern part of Montenegro. Natura Sloveniae 16: 41-51.

Bračko G, Wagner HC, Schulz A, Gioahin E, Matičič J, Tratnik A (2014) New investigation and a revised checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Republic of Macedonia. North-Western Journal of Zoology 10: 10-24.


Kuntner M, Arnedo MA, Trontelj P, Lokovšek T, Agnarsson I (2013) A molecular phylogeny of nephilid spiders: evolutionary history of a model lineage . Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 961-979.

Sindičić M, Polanc P, Gomerčić T, Jelenčič M, Huber Đ, Trontelj P, Skrbinšek T (2013) Genetic data confirm critical status of the reintroduced Dinaric population of Eurasian lynx, 1009-1018. In Conservation Genetics 14 (5).

Culver DC, Trontelj PZagmajster M, Pipan T (2013) Paving the Way for Standardized and Comparable Subterranean Biodiversity Studies, 43-50. In Subterranean Biology 10 (July 2012).

Fišer C, Zagmajster M, Zakšek V (2013) Coevolution of life history traits and morphology in female subterranean amphipods. Oikos 122 (5): 770-778. 

Fišer CZagmajster M, Ferreira RL  (2013) Two new Amphipod families recorded in South America shed light on an old biogeographical enigmaSystematics and Biodiversity 11(2): 117-139.

Hekmatara M, Zakšek V, Heidari Baladehi M, Fišer C (2013) Two new species of Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from Iran, 1421-1449. In Journal of Natural History 47 (21-22).


Simona Prevorčnik, Rodrigo Lopes Ferreira, Boris Sket (2012) Brasileirinidae, a new isopod family (Crustacea: Isopoda) from the cave in Bahia (Brazil) with a discussion on its taxonomic position, 47-65. In Zootaxa.

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Jure Jugovic, Branko Jalžić, Simona Prevorčnik, Boris Sket (2012) Cave shrimps Troglocaris s. str. (Dormitzer, 1853), taxonomic revision and description of new taxa after phylogenetic and morphometric studies, 1-31. In Zootaxa.

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Erhard Christian, Lubomir Kovač, Roman Ozimec, Slavko Polak, Maja Zagmajster (2012) Distribution and morphology of the European Karst palpigrade Eukoenenia gasparoi ( Arachnida : Palpigradi ), 265-273. In The Journal of Arachnology.

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Peter Trontelj, Andrej Blejec, Cene Fišer (2012) Ecomorphological Convergence of Cave Communities, 3852-3865. In Evolution 66 (12).

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Tanja Pipan, Cene Fišer, Tone Novak, David C Culver (2012) Fifty years of the hypotelminorheic: What have we learned?, 275-285. In Acta Carsologica.

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Tomaž Skrbinšek, Maja Jelenčič, Lisette Waits, Ivan Kos, Klemen Jerina, Peter Trontelj (2012) Monitoring the effective population size of a brown bear (Ursus arctos) population using new single-sample approaches., 862-75. In Molecular Ecology 21 (4).

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Maja Zagmajster, Aila Quadracci, Stefano Filacorda (2012) New records of bats in the province of Trieste (Friuli Venezia Giulia Region), Northeastern Italy, 13-23. In Atti Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Trieste.

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Peter Trontelj, Serge Y Utevsky (2012) Phylogeny and phylogeography of medicinal leeches (genus Hirudo): fast dispersal and shallow genetic structure., 475-85. In Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63 (2).

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Peter Trontelj (2012) Natural Selection, 543-549. In Encyclopedia of Caves.

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Cene Fišer (2012) Niphargus: A model system for evolution and ecology, 555-564. In Encyclopedia of Caves.

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Roman Luštrik, Martin Turjak, Simona Kralj-Fišer, Cene Fišer (2011) Coexistence of surface and cave amphipods in an ecotone environment, 133-141. In Contributions to Zoology 80 (2).

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Zhonge Hou, Boris Sket, Cene Fiser, Shuqiang Li (2011) Eocene habitat shift from saline to freshwater promoted Tethyan amphipod diversification., 14533-8. In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108 (35).

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ME Protas, Peter Trontelj, NH Patel (2011) Genetic basis of eye and pigment loss in the cave crustacean, Asellus aquaticus, 5702-5707. In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108 (14).

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Tamara R. Hartke, Cene Fišer, Jennifer Hohagen, Sascha Kleber, Rainer Hartmann, Stefan Koenemann (2011) Morphological and Molecular Analyses of Closely Related Species In the Stygobiontic Genus Niphargus (Amphipoda), 701-709. In Journal of Crustacean Biology 31 (4).

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Jure Jugovic, Simona Prevorčnik, Andrej Blejec, Boris Sket (2011) Morphological differentiation in the cave shrimps Troglocaris (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) of the Dinaric karst – a consequence of geographical isolation or adaptation?, 185-195. In Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 49 (3).

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Ana Ješovnik, Jelena Bujan, Gregor Bračko (2011) One genus and three species of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) new for Croatia, 113-122. In Entomologia Croatica 15 (1-4).

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James D Austin, Angéline Bertin, Jéssica P Bórquez, L Cárdenas, Tatiana Bacry Cardoza, Frank Chapman, Adna Cristina Barbosa De Sousa, Anete Pereira De Souza, Kory C Douglas, Simon R Ellwood, M Ferriol, A Garmendia, Nicolas Gouin, John Hargrove, Madhuri Jasti, I Keränen, K E Knott, Marjeta Konec, K Kuitunen, Marcos Prado Lima, Celeste C Linde, H Merle, M E Oliva, M Pérez, Emily Saarinen, Paul B Samollow, Vera Margarete Scarpassa, I Segura, Leon Smith, Peter Trontelj, I M Valdivia, Hugh Wallwork, M Wellenreuther (2011) Permanent genetic resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 February 2011-31 March 2011., 757-758. In Molecular Ecology Resources 11 (4).

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Markus Friedrich, Rui Chen, Bryce Daines, Riyue Bao, Jason Caravas, Puneet K Rai, Maja Zagmajster, Stewart B Peck (2011) Phototransduction and clock gene expression in the troglobiont beetle Ptomaphagus hirtus of Mammoth cave, 3532-41. In The Journal of experimental biology 214 (Pt 21).

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Cene Fišer, Reinhard Gerecke, Claude Meisch, Fabio Stoch (2011) IV|2 Milben (Acari) und Krebstiere (Crustacea), 116-139. In Schirften des Nationalparks Gesaeuse 7. Quellen.

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Simona Prevorčnik, Rudi Verovnik, Maja Zagmajster, Boris Sket (2010) Biogeography and phylogenetic relations within the Dinaric subgenus Monolistra (Microlistra) (Crustacea: Isopoda: Sphaeromatidae), with a description of two new species, 1-21. In Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 159 (1).

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Alenka Gorjan, Cene Fišer (2010) Comparison of Dynamics of Ground Spider Species Communities in Two Different Habitats, 181-185. In Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 62 (2).

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Cene Fišer, Marjeta Konec, Zala Kobe, Miha Osanič, Pina Gruden, Hubert Potočnik (2010) Conservation problems with hypothelminorheic Niphargus species (Amphipoda: Niphargidae), 602-604. In Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 20 (5).

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S Utevsky, M Zagmajster, O. Zinenko, O. Utevska, A. Utevsky, P Trontelj (2010) Distribution and status of medicinal leeches (genus Hirudo) in the Western Palaearctic: anthropogenic, ecological, or historical effects?, 198-210. In Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

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Gregor Bračko (2010) First record of a slave-making ant Myrmoxenus gordiagini Ruzsky, 1902 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Slovenia, 137-142. In Acta Entomologica Slovenica 18 (2).

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Tomaž Skrbinšek, Maja Jelenčič, Lisette Waits, Ivan Kos, Peter Trontelj (2010) Highly efficient multiplex PCR of noninvasive DNA does not require pre-amplification., 495-501. In Molecular Ecology Resources 10 (3).

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Katja Stopar, Andreja Ramsak, Peter Trontelj, Alenka Malej (2010) Lack of genetic structure in the jellyfish Pelagia noctiluca (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa: Semaeostomeae) across European seas., 417-28. In Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57 (1).

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Cene Fišer, Charles Oliver Coleman, Maja Zagmajster, Benjamin Zwittnig, Reinhard Gerecke, Boris Sket (2010) Old museum samples and recent taxonomy: A taxonomic, biogeographic and conservation perspective of the Niphargus tatrensis species complex (Crustacea: Amphipoda), 5-22. In Organisms Diversity & Evolution 10 (1).

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Pablo Hirschegger, Jernej Jakse, Peter Trontelj, Borut Bohanec (2010) Origins of Allium ampeloprasum horticultural groups and a molecular phylogeny of the section Allium (Allium: Alliaceae)., 488-97. In Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54 (2).

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Jure Jugovic, Simona Prevorcnik, Gregor Aljancic, Boris Sket (2010) The atyid shrimp (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) rostrum: phylogeny versus adaptation, taxonomy versus trophic ecology, 2509-2533. In Journal of Natural History 44 (41-42).

Cene Fišer, Žana Kovačec, Mateja Pustovrh, Peter Trontelj (2010) The role of predation in the diet of Niphargus (Amphipoda: Niphargidae), 4-6. In Speleobiology Notes.

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Peter Trontelj, Christophe J. Douady, Cene Fišer, Janine Gibert, Špela Gorički, Tristan Lefébure, Boris Sket, Valerija Zakšek (2009) A molecular test for cryptic diversity in ground water: how large are the ranges of macro-stygobionts?, 727-744. In Freshwater Biology 54 (4).

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Rudi Verovnik, Simona Prevorčnik, Jure Jugovic (2009) Description of a neotype for Asellus aquaticus Linné, 1758 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellidae), with description of a new subterranean Asellus species from Europe, 101-118. In Zoologischer Anzeiger – A Journal of Comparative Zoology 248 (2).

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Elena K. Kupriyanova, Harry a. ten Hove, Boris Sket, Valerija Zakšek, Peter Trontelj, Greg W. Rouse (2009) Evolution of the unique freshwater cave-dwelling tube worm Marifugia cavatica (Annelida: Serpulidae), 389-401. In Systematics and Biodiversity 7 (4).

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S. Prevorčnik, J. Jugovic, B. Sket (2009) Geography of morphological differentiation in Asellus aquaticus (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellidae), 124-131. In Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 47 (2).

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L. Deharveng, F. Stoch, J. Gibert, a. Bedos, D. Galassi, M. Zagmajster, a. Brancelj, a. Camacho, F. Fiers, P. Martin, N. Giani, G. Magniez, P. Marmonier (2009) Groundwater biodiversity in Europe, 709-726. In Freshwater Biology 54 (4).

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Peter Trontelj, Cene Fišer (2009) Perspectives: Cryptic species diversity should not be trivialised, 1-3. In Systematics and Biodiversity 7 (1).

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Cene Fišer, Boris Sket, Martin Turjak, Peter Trontelj (2009) Public online databases as a tool of collaborative taxonomy: a case study on subterranean amphipods, 47-56. In Zootaxa 56 (May).

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Valerija Zakšek, Boris Sket, Sanja Gottstein, Damjan Franjević, Peter Trontelj (2009) The limits of cryptic diversity in groundwater: phylogeography of the cave shrimp Troglocaris anophthalmus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae)., 931-46. In Molecular Ecology 18 (5).

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Cene Fišer, Belgin Çamur-Elipek, Murat Özbek (2009) The subterranean genus Niphargus (Crustacea, Amphipoda) in the Middle East: A faunistic overview with descriptions of two new species, 137-150. In Zoologischer Anzeiger – A Journal of Comparative Zoology 248 (2).

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Cene Fišer, Peter Trontelj, Roman Luštrik, Boris Sket (2009) Toward a unified taxonomy of Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda): a review of morphological variability, 1-22. In Zootaxa.

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Cene Fišer, Boris Sket, Peter Trontelj (2008) A phylogenetic perspective on 160 years of troubled taxonomy of Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda), 665-680. In Zoologica Scripta 37 (6).

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Cene Fišer, Olaf R.P. Bininda-Emonds, Andrej Blejec, Boris Sket (2008) Can heterochrony help explain the high morphological diversity within the genus Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda)?, 146-162. In Organisms Diversity & Evolution 8 (2).

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Boris Sket, Peter Trontelj (2008) Global diversity of leeches (Hirudinea) in freshwater, 129-137. In Hydrobiologia.

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Ljerka Lah, Nada Krasevec, Peter Trontelj, Radovan Komel (2008) High diversity and complex evolution of fungal cytochrome P450 reductase: cytochrome P450 systems., 446-458. In Fungal Genetics and Biology 45 (4).

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Gregor Bračko (2007) Checklist of the ants of Slovenia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), 15-24. In Natura Sloveniae 9 (1).

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Cene Fišer, Rok Keber, Vesna Kereži, Ajda Moškrič, Anja Palandančić, Vesna Petkovska, Hubert Potočnik, Boris Sket (2007) Coexistence of species of two amphipod genera: Niphargus timavi (Niphargidae) and Gammarus fossarum (Gammaridae), 2641-2651. In Journal of Natural History 41 (41-44).

Mark E Siddall, Peter Trontelj, Serge Y Utevsky, Mary Nkamany, Kenneth S Macdonald (2007) Diverse molecular data demonstrate that commercially available medicinal leeches are not Hirudo medicinalis., 1481-7. In Proceedings Royal Society B 274 (1617).

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Maja Zagmajster, Tomaž Jančar, Jana Mlakar (2007) First records of dead bats (Chiroptera) from wind farms in Croatia, 234-237. In Nyctalus 12 (2-3).

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Serge Y. Utevsky, Andrei Y. Utevsky, Stefano Schiaparelli, Peter Trontelj (2007) Molecular phylogeny of pontobdelline leeches and their place in the descent of fish leeches (Hirudinea, Piscicolidae), 271-280. In Zoologica Scripta 36 (3).

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Valerija Zaksek, Boris Sket, Peter Trontelj (2007) Phylogeny of the cave shrimp Troglocaris: Evidence of a young connection between Balkans and Caucasus., 223-35. In Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42 (1).

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Cene Fišer, Valerija Zakšek, Maja Zagmajster, Boris Sket (2007) Taxonomy and biogeography of Niphargus steueri (Crustacea: Amphipoda), 297-309. In Limnology 8 (3).

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Cene Fišer, Boris Sket, Fabio Stoch (2006) Distribution of four narrowly endemic Niphargus species (Crustacea: Amphipoda) in the western Dinaric region with description of a new species, 77-94. In Zoologischer Anzeiger – A Journal of Comparative Zoology 245 (2).

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Maja Zagmajster, Lubomir Kovač (2006) Distribution of palpigrades ( Arachnida , Palpigradi ) in Slovenia with a new record of Eukoenenia austriaca (Hansen, 1926), 23-31. In Natura Sloveniae 8 (1).

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Ana Isabel Camacho, Peter Trontelj, Maja Zagmajster (2006) First record of Bathynellacea (Crustacea, Syncarida, Parabathynellidae) in China: a new genus, 1747-1760. In Journal of Natural History 40 (29-31).

T Lefébure, C J Douady, M Gouy, P Trontelj, J Briolay, J Gibert (2006) Phylogeography of a subterranean amphipod reveals cryptic diversity and dynamic evolution in extreme environments., 1797-806. In Molecular Ecology 15 (7).

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Gregor Bračko (2006) Review of the ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Croatia, 131-156. In Acta Entomologica Slovenica 14 (2).

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DC Culver, Louis Deharveng, Anne Bedos (2006) The mid-latitude biodiversity ridge in terrestrial cave fauna, 120-128. In Ecography.

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Cene Fišer, Galina Azarkina (2005) A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Jumping Spiders ( Salticidae : Araneae ) of the Republic of Macedonia, 299-304. In Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 57 (3).

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Peter Trontelj, Serge Y Utevsky (2005) Celebrity with a neglected taxonomy: molecular systematics of the medicinal leech (genus Hirudo)., 616-24. In Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34 (3).

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Rok Kostanjšek, Cene Fišer (2005) New records of jumping spiders ( Araneae : Salticidae) for Slovenia, 5-11. In Natura Sloveniae 7 (1).

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Peter Trontelj, Yoichi Machino, Boris Sket (2005) Phylogenetic and phylogeographic relationships in the crayfish genus Austropotamobius inferred from mitochondrial COI gene sequences., 212-26. In Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34 (1).

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Cene Fišer (2004) Prispevek k poznavanju škarjevk ( Tanaidacea : Peracarida : Crustacea ) v slovenskem morju, 11-17. In Natura Sloveniae 6 (1).

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Simona Prevorčnik, Andrej Blejec, Boris Sket (2004) Racial differentiation in Asellus aquaticus (L.) (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota), 193-214. In Archiv fuer Hydrobiologie 160 (2).

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David C. Culver, Mary C. Christman, Boris Sket, Peter Trontelj (2004) Sampling adequacy in an extreme environment: species richness patterns in Slovenian caves, 1209-1229. In Biodiversity and Conservation 13 (6).

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DC Culver, MC Christman, Irena Šereg (2004) The location of terrestrial species-rich caves in a cave-rich area, 27-32. In Subterranean Biology.

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Boris Sket, Kalust Paragamian, Peter Trontelj (2004) A census of the obligate subterranean fauna of the Balkan Peninsula, 309-322. In Balkan Biodiversity: pattern and process in the European hotspot.


Gregor Bračko (2003) New species for the ant fauna of Slovenia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), 17-25. In Natura Sloveniae 5 (1).

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Bernhard Schlick-Steiner, Birgit C.; Steiner, Florian M.; Bračko, Gregor; Paill, Wolfgang; Seifert (2003) The temporary social parasite Lasius bicornis (Förster, 1850) new to Slovenia, and Myrmica bessarabica Nassonov, 1889 corrected into M. specioides Bondroit, 1918 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), 159-162. In Acta Entomologica Slovenica 11 (2).

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Boris Sket, Peter Dovč, Branko Jalžić, Mladen Kerovec, Mladen Kučinić, Peter Trontelj (2001) A cave leech (Hirudinea, Erpobdellidae) from Croatia with unique morphological features, 223-229. In Zoologica Scripta.

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