A new species of Pseudoniphargus has been discovered in Gran Canaria in a spring at an altitude of 710 m a.s.l.; it has an elongate peduncle of the male uropod 3. Moreover, P. fontinalis was found in the same island; this is the first record outside Tenerife from where it was described. The biogeographical implications of these records are studied.

Amphipoda, Pseudoniphargus, ground waters, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
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Sánchez, Elias. (1990). First records of the genus Pseudoniphargus (Amphipoda) from Gran Canaria, with description of a new species. Stygofauna of the Canary Islands, 17. Bijdragen tot de dierkunde, 59(4), 229–238.