Plutomurus ortobalaganensis

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P. ortobalaganensis

Plutomurus ortobalaganensis is the deepest terrestrial animal ever found on Earth, living at 1,980 metres (6,500 ft) below a cave entrance.[1] [2]

It is a species of springtail (arthropods) endemic to the Krubera-Voronja cave system in Georgia. It was discovered in the CAVEX Team expedition of 2010.[3]

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