Terrestrial snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of the Gyaros Island (Cyclades, Greece)
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Natural History Museum of Crete, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
Department of Biology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
Submission date: 2014-12-03
Final revision date: 2014-02-02
Acceptance date: 2014-02-03
Publication date: 2014-03-04
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Katerina Vardinoyannis   

Natural History Museum of Crete, University of Crete, Knossou Av., 71409 Heraklion, Greece
Folia Malacol. 2015;23(1):41-46
Although most of the Cyclades and other Aegean islands and islets have been surveyed for land snails since the beginning of the 19th century, the island of Gyaros was not one of them. Five species were recorded by two geologists who studied the geology of the island in 1952. In our survey in March 2014 we found 20 species on the island. All species, with the exception of Chilostoma arcadica and Monacha rothii, are widespread in the Aegean and the Mediterranean.
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