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Malacofauna of the Wawel Hill in Cracow (Poland) – a quarter of a century after its first description
 
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Chair of Environmental Analysis, Cartography and Economic Geology, Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environment Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland
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Magdalena Gołas-Siarzewska   

Chair of Environmental Analysis, Cartography and Economic Geology, Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environment Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, A. Mickiewicza Ave. 30, 30-059 Cracow, Poland
Submission date: 2012-05-23
Final revision date: 2012-07-17
Acceptance date: 2012-11-13
Publication date: 2020-04-02
 
Folia Malacol. 2013;21(1):19–23
 
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Mollusc assemblages found at the Wawel Hill in 2011 included 13 species; nine of the species found in 1988 were absent. Several shade-loving species had disappeared and some open-country species had increased in abundance at the expense of others. For example, Vallonia pulchella (Müll.) was a dominant component of the present malacofauna, while V. costata (Müll.) decreased in abundance. The results confirmed the environmental changes that had taken place since 1988: the negative impact of mass tourism and pollution.
 
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