Pupilla loessica LOŽEK 1954 (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Pupillidae) - „A living Fossil“ in Central Asia?

Stefan Meng & Matthias H. Hoffmann
LOŽEK (1986) is of the opinion that Pupilla loessica has been found recently in Central Asia. The aim of this study is to provide some initial, concrete contributions to the discussion of this subject. It should be understood as a basis for further investigations. During recent visits on site between 1995 and 2006 in Central Asia in the Russian Altay, in Northern Mongolia, in the Baikal region and in the Tien Shan, numerous recent malacocenoses...