Schiermonnikoog
View of the 2018 sampling location where Leptogromia operculata was found.

Schiermonnikoog

This island between the North Sea and the Waddensea is largely a nature reserve. It is partly fled by the sea and therefore the water is brackish. I collected material in 2011 and 2018 at two different sites, indicated below on the map.

Schiermonnikoog
Map of Schiermonnikoog with the two sampling locations. At right the 2018 location and in the centre the location where I found in 2011 for the first time Leptogromia operculata.
Schiermonnikoog
The arrow indicates the 2018 location.
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