Caecidotea kenki ( Bowman, 1967 ), Bowman, 1967

Lewis, Julian J., Bowman, Thomas E. & Feller, Daniel J., 2011, A synopsis of the subterranean asellids of Maryland, U. S. A., with description of Caecidotea alleghenyensis, new species (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota), Zootaxa 2769, pp. 54-64: 61-62

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.207750

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Caecidotea kenki ( Bowman, 1967 )
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Caecidotea kenki ( Bowman, 1967)  

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Material examined. MARYLAND: Allegany Co., Cresatown, small stream behind high school, AN, 5 January 1980, 20Ƥ; Cumberland Blue Spring, DJF, 10 March 1989, 13Ƥ; Pinto Mine, deep pool of water in mine shaft, DJF, D. Grove, 29 July 1987 13; Potomac Blue Hole Spring, DJF, 9 June 1988, 53; Red Hill spring, DJF 26 May 1988, 232Ƥ; small spring, Dan’s Mountain, DJF, ET, no date, 237 Ƥ; small spring feeding Murley Branch, DJF, 13 February 1988, 4Ƥ; two springs near Pinto Mine, DJF, 1 April 1988, 5Ƥ; Garrett Co.: spring near Junction of Westernport & Russell roads, AN, 16 August 1981, 52Ƥ; Bear Creek springs, DJF, 14 July 1989, 133Ƥ; Little Bear Creek springs, DJF, 12 July 1989, 9Ƥ; small spring fed pool in sandstone shelter, DJF, 5 March 1988, 131Ƥ; spring on north side of Salt Block Run, DJF, 15 February 1988, 19Ƥ; spring, unnamed tributary of Lower Savage River, DJF, 17 June 1991, 23, 2 Ƥ; The Glades Spring, DJF, 22 May 1992, 6Ƥ; Vansicles Rock Spring, DJF 27 May 1992, 131Ƥ; Wolf Swamp spring, DJF., 10 June 1991, 10Ƥ; Montgomery Co.: spring at end of Susan Lane feeding Ruck Creek J. Hill, J. Royte, 13 April 1990, 82Ƥ; spring in Glen Echo Heights Quarry, DJF, 9 March 1996, 13; Washington Co.: Big Spring, DJF, 23 July 1988, 7Ƥ; Canal Culvert Spring, DJF, 14 April 1993, 3Ƥ; Cedar Grove Spring # 1, DJF, 14 April 1993, 4Ƥ; Flatworm Spring, DJF 19 April 1993, 5Ƥ; Indian Spring, DJF, 19 March 1989, 15Ƥ; Karst Window Spring, DJF 20 April 1993, 3Ƥ; Keedysville Spring, DJF, 23 July 1988, 20Ƥ; Lime Mill Spring, DJF, 29 April 1992, 23, 2 Ƥ; Roundtop Hollow Spring, DJF, R. Bartgis, 11 June 1993, DJF, R. Bartgis, 1 Ƥ; Roundtop Siding springs, DJF, no date, 4 Ƥ.

Range. This species is an inhabitant of springs and has been recorded from northern Virginia, the District of Columbia, Maryland and Pennsylvania ( Bowman 1967). It is sympatric with C. alleghenyensis   in western Maryland, but no cases of co-occurrence have yet been recorded. As noted by Lewis (2009), some populations (e.g., Glen Echo Springs) are stygomorphic.