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One More Fossil Niphargid (Malacostraca: Amphipoda) from Baltic Amber

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Abstract Niphargus cf. groehni is described from a piece of Eocene Baltic amber. This is the third case when a fossil niphargid amphipod has been discovered. Morphological peculiarities of this specimen and its affinities with other niphargids are discussed.

Affiliations: 1: Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Hydrobiology, University of Lodz, 12/16, Banacha St., 90-237 Lodz, Poland; 2: Institute of Biology, University of Bialystok, 20B, Swierkowa St., 15-950 Bialystok, Poland; and Museum of the Earth, Polish Academy of Sciences, 20/26, Na Skarpie Av., 00-488 Warsaw, Poland


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