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hypogeal

[¦hī·pə¦jē·əl]
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Short-range endemism in hypogean environments: the pseudoscorpion genera Tyrannoch-thonius and Lagynochthonius (Pseudoscorpiones: Chthoniidae) in the semiarid zone of Western Australia.
It's a wonderful hypogean life: A guide to the troglomorphic fishes of the world.
This subterranean realm, also known as hypogean, is quite different from the epigean (surface) environment, without primary production by photosynthesis and high humidity of air, for example (POULSON; WHITE, 1969).
The family is divided into the subfamilies Pontoniinae and Palaemoninae, the latter composed by 26 genera and more than 370 species, present in marine and freshwater environments, and inhabiting both epigean and hypogean water bodies (Jayachandran, 2001; De Grave et al., 2009).
Caine, "A comparative ecology of epigean and hypogean crayfish (Crustacea: Cambaridae) from northwestern Florida," American Midland Naturalist, vol.
New hypogean cyclopoid copepods (Crustacea) from the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Some--like the famous hypogean Beta Giyorgis in Lalibela--are more cruciform in shape.
Astroblepus riberae (Cardona and Guerao 1994) collected in Ninabamba caves, Cajamarca, Peru, and Astroblepus pholeter (Collette 1962) collected in the Jumandi Cave, Napo province, Ecuador, have been formally described as hypogean fishes (Romero and Paulson 2001).
The specimen is the largest individual collected east of the Mississippi River and the largest collected from a hypogean environment.
Environmental pollution is a major threat for all species of hypogean (cave dwelling) fishes, with contamination from industrial runoff of particular concern (Proudlove 2001).
Early attempts to describe the spatial extent of hyporheic zones were based largely on the vertical and lateral distributions of epigean (derived from the surficial river bed environment) or hypogean (derived from the true groundwater environment) fauna.