During the “Rapid Ecological Assessment 2001 ”, carried out as part of the preparatory work for the Rila Monastery Natural Park management plan, one of us (NS) conducted some investigations at a peatbog in “Ticha Rila”, where he discovered the two species. Ticha Rila is situated at an altitude of 1994 m in the Rila Massif, SW Bulgaria; 42°07’N, 23°28’E (Fig. 1) and has a surface of ca 2.0 ha. It is drained by a stream, coming from a higher up situated group of ca 10 “lakes” (“Ribni ezera”), i.e. small ponds of a diameter up to 8-10 m, and up to 0.5 m deep.