Contributions to Zoology, 74 (3/4) (2005)Elena Klossa-Kilia; George Kilias; Spyros Sfenthourakis: Increased genetic diversity in Greek populations of the genus Ligidium (Crustacea: Isopoda: Oniscidea) revealed by RFLP analysis of mtDNA segments

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