Selected recent paper


Stubbington, R., Chadd, R., Cid, N., Csabai, Z., Miliša, M., Morais, M., Munné, A., Pařil, P., Pešić, V., Tziortzis, I., Verdonschot, R. C. M. & Datry, T. (2017) Biomonitoring of intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams in Europe: current practice and priorities to enhance ecological status assessments. Science of the Total Environment (2017), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.137. PDF

Datry, T., Singer, G., Sauquet, E.,  Jorda-Capdevilla, D., Von Schiller, D., Subbington, R.,  Magand, C., Petr Pařil, P.,  Marko Miliša, M., Vicenç Acuña, V., Alves, MH,  Augeard, B., Brunke, M.,  Cid, N., Zoltán Csabai, Z., England, J., Froebrich, J.,  Koundouri, P., Lamouroux, N., Martí, E., Morais, M., Munné, A., Mutz, M., Pesic, V., Previšić, A., Reynaud, A., Robinson, C., Jonathan Sadler, J., Skoulikidis, N., Terrier, B., Tockner, K., Vesely, D. & Zoppini, A. (2017) Science and Management of Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams (SMIRES). Research Ideas and Outcomes, doi: 10.3897/rio.3.e21774. PDF

Pešić, V., Asadi, M., Cimpean, M., Dabert, M., Esen, Y., Gerecke, R., Martin, P., Savic, A., Smit, H. & Stur, E. (2017) Six species in one: evidence of cryptic speciation in the Hygrobates fluviatilis complex (Acariformes, Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology 22(9): 1327-1377

Von Fumetti, S., Dmitrović, D. & Pešić, V.  (2017) The influence of flooding and river connectivity on macroinvertebrate assemblages in rheocrene springs along a third-order river.  Fundamental and Applied Limnology, 190 (3), 251-263.

Pešić, V. & Smit, H. (2017) Neumania kyrgyzica sp. nov. a new water mite from Kyrgyzstan based on morphological and molecular data (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Unionicolidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology, 22 (6), 885-894.

Vukašinović-Pešić, V., Blagojević, N., Vukanović, S., Savić, A., Pešić, V. (2017) Heavy Metal Concentrations in Different Tissues of the Snail Viviparus Mamillatus (Küster, 1852) from Lacustrine and Riverine Environments in Montenegro. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 17: 557-563. PDF

Pešić, V. , Gligorović, B., Savić, A. & Buczyński, P. (2017) Ecological patterns of Odonata assemblages in karst springs in central Montenegro. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 418, 3.  PDF

Savić, A., Dmitrović, D. & Pešić V. (2017) Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera assemblages of karst springs in relation to environmental factors : a case study in central Bosnia and Hercegovina. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 41, 119-129. PDF


Gerecke, R., Gledhill, T., Pešić, V., Smit, H.  (2016) Süßwasserfauna von Mitteleuropa, Bd. 7/2-3 Chelicerata.  429 pp.  Springer Berlin Heidelberg. ISBN: 978-3-8274-1893-7.

Pešić, V. & Smit, H. (2016) New  records of water mites  from Southeast Asia (Acari: Hydrachnidia) with the description of two new genera and 12 new species. Acarologia, 56 (3), 393-433. Online

Bańkowska, A., Kłosowska, M., Gadawski, P., Michoński, G., Grabowski, M., Pešić, V. & Zawal, A. (2016) Oviposition by selected water mite (Hydrachnidia) species from Lake Skadar and its catchment. Biologia, 71, 9, 1027–1033.

Pešić, V., Dmitrović, D., Savić, A. and von Fumetti S. (2016) Studies on eucrenal-hypocrenal zonation of springs along the river mainstream: A case study of a karst canyon in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Biologia, 71, 809-817.

Pešić, V., Saboori, A.. & Asadi, M. (2016) New species of the genus Atractides Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) from Iran. Systematic and Applied Acarology, 21 (9), 1250-1266.

Płóciennik, M. Dmitrović, D. Pešić V. & Gadawski P. (2016) Ecological patterns of Chironomidae assemblages in Dynaric karst springs. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 417, 11. PDF

Pešić, V., & Smit, H. (2016) On the identity of Litarachna divergens Walter, 1925 (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Pontarachnidae), with description of one new species. Marine Biodiversity, 46, 1,  51-57.

Delicado, D., Pešić, V. & Glöer P. (2016) Unraveling a new lineage of Hydrobiidae genera (Caenogastropoda: Truncatelloidea) from the Ponto-Caspian region. European Journal of Taxonomy, 208, 1-29. PDF

Pešić, V. & Smit H. (2016) Evidence of cryptic and pseudocryptic speciation in Brachypodopsis baumi species complex (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Aturidae) from Borneo, with description of three new species. Systematic and Applied Acarology, 21 (8), 1092-1106.    

Artüz, L.M. &  Pešić, V. (2016) First record of female intersex in Litarachna communis Walter, 1925 (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from the Sea of Marmara, Turkey. Zoology in the Middle East, 62 (3), 274-276.

Pešić, V., Zawal, A.,  Piccoli G.C.D.O., Gonçalves, A.Z. (2016) New records of water mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia) from bromeliad phytotelmata in Brazilian Atlantic rainforest, with description of one new species. Systematic and Applied Acarology, 21(4), 537-544.

Pešić, V., Smit H. & Datry, T. (2016)  A redescription of Protolimnesia longa Besch, 1963 from Bolivia, with the first description of the female (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Limnesiidae). Zootaxa, 4121 (1), 81-84.

Savić, A., Ranđelović, V., Đorđević, M., Pešić, V. (2016) Assemblages of Freshwater Snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Nišava River, Serbia: Ecological Factors Defining their Structure and Spatial Distribution.  Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 68(2), 35-242. PDF

Dmitrović, D., Savić, D. & Pešić V. (2016)  Discharge, substrate type and temperature as factors affecting gastropod assemblages in springs in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina. Archives of Biological Sciences, 68 (3), 613-621. PDF

Gligorović, B., Savić, A., Protić Lj. and Pešić, V., Ecological patterns of water bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) assemblages in karst springs: a case study from central Montenegro. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies , 45 (4), 554-563.


Pešić, V. & Smit, H. (2015) Two new species of the genus Atractides Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) with an updated checklist of the water mites of Thailand. Systematic and Applied Acarology, 20(7), 782–788.

Zawal, A. & Pešić, V. (2015) The first record of Litarachna duboscqi Walter, 1925 (Acari, Pontarachnidae) outside the Mediterranean Sea. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies, 44 (3), 426-429.

Zawal, A., Śmietana, P., Stępień, E., Pešić, V., Kłosowska, M., Michoński, G., Bańkowska, A., Dąbkowski P. & Stryjecki, R. (2015) Habitat comparison of Mideopsis orbicularis (O. F. Müller, 1776) and M. crassipes Soar, 1904 (Acari: Hydrachnidia) in the Krąpiel River. Belgian Journal of Zoology, 145 (2), 94-101

Pešić, V., Piccoli, G.C.O., De Araújo, M.C., Rezende, J.M. (2015) A new genus of water mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Wettinidae) from bromeliad phytotelmata in the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest. ZooKeys, 516, 27-33. PDF

Koç, K., Türksel, M. & Pešić, V. (2015) New records of marine water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Pontarachnidae) from the eastern Mediterranean Sea (İzmir Bay, Turkey). Zoology in the Middle East, 61 (3), 285-287.

Smit, H., Gerecke, R., Pešić, V., Gledhill, T. (2015) On the taxonomic state of water mite taxa (Acari: Hydrachnidia) described from the Palaearctic, part 3, Hygrobatoidea and Arrenuroidea with new faunistic data. Zootaxa, 3981 (4), 542-552. PDF

Pešić, V.,  Piccoli, G.C.O., Araújo, MC., Rezende, J.M., Zangirolame Gonçalves, A. (2015) A new species of Xystonotus Wolcott, 1900 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Mideopsidae) from bromeliad phytotelmata in Brazilian Atlantic rainforest. Zootaxa, 3981 (1), 147-150.

Pešić, V., Semenchenko, K. & Lee, W. (2015) Further studies on water mites from Korea, with description of two new species (Acari, Hydrachnidia). ZooKeys, 507, 1-24. 1313-2989. PDF

Pešić, V., Smit, H. & Mary, N. (2015) Third contribution to the knowledge of water mites from the Comoros, with the description of two new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia). Zootaxa, 3964 (4), 445–459. PDF

Vujović, A., Iković, V., Golubović, A., Đorđević, S., Pešić, V. & Tomović, Lj.  (2015) Effects of Fires and Roadkills on the Isolated Population of Testudo hermanni Gmelin, 1789 (Reptilia: Testudinidae) in Central Montenegro. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 67(1), 75-84. PDF

Pešić, V. (2015) A new species of the water mite genus Hygrobates Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) from the ancient Lake Ohrid. Zootaxa, 3926(2), 287–295.

Pešić, V. & Smit, H. (2015) Water mites of the genus Atractides Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) from Ghana. Zootaxa, 3911(3), 343–356. PDF

Saboori, A., Pešić, V. & Šundić, M. (2015) First larval species of Podothrombium (Acari: Podothrombiidae) from Serbia with description of a new species. Systematic and Applied Acarology, 20 (1), 121-128.


Smit, H. & Pešić, V. (2014) Water mites from Mount Kinabalu and the Crocker Range, Borneo, Malaysia (Acari: Hydrachnidia), with the description of 34 new species. Monograph Zootaxa 3876 (1), 1–71.

Pešić, V. & Smit H. (2014) Torrenticolid water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Torrenticolidae) from Malaysian Borneo. Monograph Zootaxa, 3840 (1), 1-72.

Pešić, V. & Smit H. (2014) Torrenticolid water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Torrenticolidae) from Ghana. Monograph Zootaxa,  3820 (1), 1-80.  

Smit, H. & Pešić, V. (2014) The first Asian record of the water mite genus Thoracophoracarus K. Viets (Hydrachnidia: Arrenuridae). Systematic and Applied Acarology, 19 (4), 431-434.

Ermilov, S.G., Tolstikov,  A.V., Senna, A.R. & Pešić, V. (2014) A new aquatic species of the oribatid mite genus Mucronothrus (Acari, Oribatida, Trhypochthoniidae) from Brazil. International Journal of Acarology, 40 (7), 570-576.

Pešić, V., Chatterjee, T., Alfaro, M. & Schizas, N. (2014) A new species of Litarachna (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Pontarachnidae) from a Caribbean mesophotic coral ecosystem. ZooKeys, 425: 89-97. PDF

Glöer, P. & Pešić, V. (2014) Belgrandiella bozidarcurcici n. sp., a new species from Bosnia and Hercegovina (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae). Archives of Biological Sciences,  66 (2), 461-464. PDF

Grosser, C., Pešić, V. & Dmitrović, D, (2014) Dina sketi n. sp., a new erpobdellid leech (Hirudinida: Erpobdellidae) from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Zootaxa, 3793 (3), 393-397.

Kapiris, K., C. Apostolidis, R. Baldacconi, N. Başusta, M. Bilecenoglu, G. Bitar, D.C. Bobori, Y.Ö Boyaci, C. Dimitriadis, M. DJurović, J. Dulčić, F. Durucan, V. Gerovasileiou, M. Gökoğlu, D. Koutsoubas, E. Lefkaditou, L. Lipej, O. Marković, B. Mavrič, Y. Özvarol, V. Pešić, O. Petriki, A. Siapatis, M. Sini, d. Tibullo, F. Tiralongo (2014) New Mediterranean Biodiversity Records (April, 2014). Mediterranean Marine Science, 15 (1), 198-212. PDF

Jablonska, A. & Pešić, V. (2014) Five species of aquatic Oligochaeta new to Iran, with an updated checklist. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies, 43 (1), 100-105.

Pešić, V. & Gerecke, R. (2013) Water mites from caves of the Ha Giang province, northern Vietnam. Zootaxa, 3774 (4), 367-30.

Grabowski, M., Bącela-Spychalska, K. & Pešić, V. (2014) Reproductive traits and conservation needs of the endemic gammarid Laurogammarus scutarensis (Schäferna, 1922) from the Skadar Lake system, Balkan Peninsula. Limnologica - Ecology and Management of Inland Waters, 47, 45-51.

Pešić, V. & Semenchenko, K. (2014) Water mites of the genus Brachypoda Lebert, 1879 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Aturidae) from South Korea and the Russian Far East. Zootaxa,  3753 (4), 335-346.

Blagojević, N., Vukašinović-Pešić, V., Grudić, V. & Pešić, V. (2014) Endemic Freshwater Snails as an Environmental Indicator of Metal Pollution of the Zeta River, Montenegro. Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology, 15 (1), 210–216.

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