Spilaio Chonos Sarchou

Higher Geography
Region: Kriti,
Sub-Region: Irakleio,
Municipality: Malevizi,
Closest Settlement: Sarchos
Cave Synonyms
"Grotte de Sarkhos"
Cave type
Natural
Fauna
  • Amblyiulus aphroditae (Attems, 1902), Lang 1964, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Diplopoda / Order: Julida / Family: Julidae
  • Amblyiulus creticus (Verhoeff, 1901), Lang 1964, Strasser 1976, Beron 2016, Kime & Enghoff 2017
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Diplopoda / Order: Julida / Family: Julidae
  • Bathytropa granulata Aubert & Dollfus, 1890, Vandel 1958, Schmalfuss 1972b, Schmalfuss 1979, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Malacostraca / Order: Isopoda / Family: Bathytropidae
  • Graeconiscus caecus (Vandel, 1958), Vandel 1958, Schmalfuss 1972b, Schmalfuss 1979, Andreev 1986, Schmalfuss et al. 2004
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Malacostraca / Order: Isopoda / Family: Trichoniscidae
  • Hoplopholcus labyrinthi (Kulczynski, 1903), Roewer 1959, Brignoli 1984, Bosmans et al. 2013, Beron 2016, Huber 2020
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Arachnida / Order: Araneae / Family: Pholcidae
  • Lindbergia pseudoillyrica A. Riedel, 1960, Riedel 1960, Riedel 1968, Riedel 1977, Riedel 1992, Riedel 1996, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Mollusca / Class: Gastropoda / Order: Stylommatophora / Family: Pristilomatidae
  • Loxosceles rufescens (Dufour, 1820), Roewer 1959, Brignoli 1979a, Brignoli 1984, Bosmans & Chatzaki 2005, Bosmans et al. 2013, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Arachnida / Order: Araneae / Family: Sicariidae
  • Metellina merianae (Scopoli, 1763), Roewer 1959, Brignoli 1979b, Bosmans & Chatzaki 2005, Bosmans et al. 2013, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Arachnida / Order: Araneae / Family: Tetragnathidae
  • Myotis blythii (Tomes, 1857), Benda et al. 2008, Georgiakakis & Papadatou 2015
    Phylum: Chordata / Class: Mammalia / Order: Chiroptera / Family: Vespertilionidae
  • Myotis emarginatus (Geoffroy, 1806), Georgiakakis & Papadatou 2015
    Phylum: Chordata / Class: Mammalia / Order: Chiroptera / Family: Vespertilionidae
  • Ovaliptila lindbergi (Chopard 1957), Chopard 1957, Popov 1984, Willemse 1984, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Insecta / Order: Orthoptera / Family: Gryllidae
  • Pachyiulus varius (Fabricius, 1781), Felesaki et al. 2010
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Diplopoda / Order: Julida / Family: Julidae
  • Pholcus phalangioides (Fuesslin, 1775), Brignoli 1984, Bosmans & Chatzaki 2005, Bosmans et al. 2013, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Arachnida / Order: Araneae / Family: Pholcidae
  • Plusiocampa hoffmanni Sendra & Paragamian, 2020, Condé 1956
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Entognatha / Order: Diplura / Family: Campodeidae
  • Rhinolophus blasii Peters, 1866, Hanak et al. 2001, Benda et al. 2008, Georgiakakis & Papadatou 2015, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Chordata / Class: Mammalia / Order: Chiroptera / Family: Rhinolophidae
  • Rhinolophus ferrumequinum (Schreber, 1774), Pieper 1977, Hanak et al. 2001, Benda et al. 2008, Georgiakakis & Papadatou 2015
    Phylum: Chordata / Class: Mammalia / Order: Chiroptera / Family: Rhinolophidae
  • Rhinolophus hipposideros (Bechstein, 1800), Pieper 1977, Hanak et al. 2001, Benda et al. 2008, Georgiakakis & Papadatou 2015
    Phylum: Chordata / Class: Mammalia / Order: Chiroptera / Family: Rhinolophidae
  • Steatoda grossa (C.L. Koch, 1838), Brignoli 1984, Bosmans & Chatzaki 2005, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Arachnida / Order: Araneae / Family: Theridiidae
  • Trichoniscus fragilis Racovitza, 1908, Vandel 1958, Schmalfuss 1972b, Schmalfuss 1979, Schmalfuss et al. 2004, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Malacostraca / Order: Isopoda / Family: Trichoniscidae
  • Trichoniscus lindbergi Vandel, 1958, Vandel 1958, Schmalfuss 1972b, Andreev 1986, Beron 2016
    Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Malacostraca / Order: Isopoda / Family: Trichoniscidae
  • Tyto alba (Scopoli, 1769), Pieper 1977, Hanak et al. 2001
    Phylum: Chordata / Class: Aves / Order: Strigiformes / Family: Tytonidae
Cave references
  • Lindberg, K. 1955. Notes sur le grottes de l΄ île de Crète. Fragm. balc. Skopje 1(19):165-174.
  • Zervoudakis, I. 1963. The cave of Sarchos (CRNr 477). Bull. Soc. Speleol. Grèce 7:56–60.
Species references
  • Andreev, S. 1986. Contribution a l΄ étude des isopodes terrestres de la Grèce 3. Sur trois nouvelles donnes sur les Isopodes des Genres Cordioniscus, Alpioniscus et Trichoniscus et nouvelles donnes sur les Isopodes terr. (Oniscoidea). Biol. gallo-hellen., 11 (2): 153-164.
  • Benda, P., Georgiakakis, P., Dietz, C., Hanak, V., Galanaki, K., Markantonatou, V., Chudarkova, A., Hulva, P. & Horacek, I. 2008. Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. Part 7. The bat fauna of Crete, Greece. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohemoslov., 72 (3-4): 105-190.
  • Beron, P. 2016. Faune cavernicole de la Grèce. Maison d'édition Est-West., Sofia. pp. 229.
  • Bosmans, R. & Chatzaki, M. 2005. A catalogue of the spiders of Greece. A critical review of all spider species cited from Greece with their localities. Newsletter Belg. Arachn. Soc., 20 (2): 1-124.
  • Bosmans, R., Van Keer, J., Russell-Smith, A., Kronestedt, T., Alderweireldt, M., Bosselaers, J. & De Koninck, H. 2013. Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek Island of Crete. Newsletter Belg. Arachn. Soc., 28 (1): 1-147.
  • Brignoli, P. M. 1979. Ragni di Grecia XI. Specie nuove o interessanti, cavernicole ed epigee. Rev. suisse Zool., 86 (1): 181-202.
  • Brignoli, P. M. 1979. Considérations zoogéographiques sur les Araignées cavernicoles de Grèce. Biol. gallo-hellen., 8: 223-236.
  • Brignoli, P. M. 1984. Ragni di Grecia XII. Nuovi dati su varie famiglie (Araneae). Rev. suisse Zool., 91 (2): 281-321.
  • Chopard, L. 1957. Notes sur les Orthoptères cavernicoles de Crète. Bull. Soc. entomol. Fr., 62 (1-2): 26-28.
  • Condé, B. 1956. Campodeides cavernicoles de Grèce. Notes biospeol., 11 (1): 7-12.
  • Felesaki, I., Stoev, P., Simaiakis, S. & Mylonas, M. 2010. A catalogue of the millipedes of Crete (Myriapoda: Diplopoda). Natura Montenegrina, 9 (3): 357-368.
  • Georgiakakis, P. & Papadatou, E., 2015. Chiroptera, In Papamichael G., Arapis T., Petkidi K., Fytou I & Chatzirvasanis V. 2015. Deliverable 7, C – Phase of Study 7: "Monitoring and evaluation of conservation status mammal species of Community interest in Greece.". Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climatic Change, Athens, scholars Partnership and consultancy firms “ARAPIS THOMAS EYAGGELOY, GEOANALYSI S.A. and PAPACHARISI ALEXANDRA THEODORA ", Athens. pp. 59 (in Greek)
  • Hanak, V., Benda, P., Ruedi, M., Homcek, I. & Sofianidou, T. 2001. Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the Eastern Mediterranean. Part 2. New records and review of distribution of bats in Greece. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohemoslov., 65: 279-346.
  • Huber B.A. 2020. Revision of the spider genus Hoplopholcus Kulczyński (Araneae, Pholcidae). Zootaxa 4726:1–94.
  • Kime R.D. & Enghoff H. 2017. Atlas of European millipedes 2: Order Julida (Class Diplopoda). European Journal of Taxonomy 346: 1–299.
  • Lang, J. 1964. Diplopoden aus Griechenland, Kreta, der Türkei und Iran aus dem Sammlungen von Dr. K. Lindberg. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohemoslov., 28 (3): 237-246.
  • Pieper, H. 1977. Fledermäuse aus Schleiereulen-Gewöllen von der Insel Kreta. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 42 (1): 7-12.
  • Popov, A. 1984. Le genre Discoptila Pant. (Orthoptera, Gryllidae). Biol. gallo-hellen., 11 (1): 65-78.
  • Riedel, A. 1960. Die Gattung Lindbergia Riedel (Gastropoda Zonitidae) nebst Angaben über Vitrea illyrica (A. J. Wagner). Ann. Zool. (Wars.), 18: 333-346.
  • Riedel, A. 1968. Zonitidae (Gastropoda) Kretas. Ann. Zool. (Wars.), 25: 473-537.
  • Riedel, A. 1977. Materialien zur Kenntnis der Zonitidae (Gastropoda). IX-XI. Ann. Zool. (Wars.), 33 (24): 495-515.
  • Riedel, A. 1992. The Zonitidae (sensu lato) (Gastropoda, Pulmonata) of Greece. Fauna Graeciae V. Hellenic Zoological Society. pp. 194.
  • Riedel, A. 1996. Die in West-Paläarktis unterirdisch lebenden Zonitidae sensu lato (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora). Fragm. faun., 39 (24): 363-390.
  • Roewer, C. F. 1959. Die Araneae, Solifuga und Opiliones der Sammlungen des Herrn Dr. K. Lindberg aus Griechenland, Creta, Anatolien, Iran und Indien. Göteborgs kungl. vet. vitterh. Samh. Handl., 8 (4): 3-47.
  • Schmalfuss, H. 1972. Die Isopoden von Kreta. Biol. gallo-hellen., 4 (1): 33-60.
  • Schmalfuss, H. 1979. Revidierte Check-List der Landisopoden (Oniscoidea) Griechenlands. Stuttgart. Beitr. Naturk. Ser. A. (Biol.), 331: 1-42.
  • Schmalfuss, H., Paragamian, K. & Sfenthourakis, S. 2004. The terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea) of Crete and the surrounding islands. Stuttgart. Beitr. Naturk. Ser. A. (Biol.), 662: 1-74.
  • Strasser, K. 1976. Über Diplopoda-Chilognatha Griechenlands II. Rev. suisse Zool., 83 (3): 579-645.
  • Vandel, A. 1958. Isopodes récoltés dans les grottes de la Crète par le Docteur K. Lindberg. Notes biospeol., 12 (2): 81-101.
  • Willemse, F. 1984. Catalogue of the Orthoptera of Greece. Fauna Graeciae I. Hellenic Zoological Society. pp. 275.
Citation
Paragamian, K. 2022. Fauna of the cave Spilaio Chonos Sarchou, Sarchos, Malevizi, Kriti. In Paragamian, K., M. Poulinakis, S. Paragamian and I. Nikoloudakis. Cave fauna of Greece database - Hellenic Institute of Speleological Research. Cave data updated 30.04.2020, Accessed 04.10.2022