Ifrania bahhouensis sp. n. a new valvatiform snail (Gastropoda, Hydrobiidae) from Morocco

Keywords: springsnail, narrow-ranged, endemic, Sebou River

Abstract

The genus Ifrania Glöer, Mabrouki et Taybi 2020 (Hydrobiidae) was recently described from Morocco; its type species is Ifrania zerroukansis Glöer, Mabrouki et Taybi, 2020 found in the Middle Atlas massif, geographically isolated and known for its other endemic molluscs. Ifrania bahhouensis sp. n. is a new valvatiform hydrobiid gastropod from Morocco; it can be distinguished from I. zerroukansis by the morphology of the shell and anatomical criteria. The new species was found in the northern part of Morocco, in the Sebou River basin. The aim of this paper is to describe the new springsnail species.

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Published
2022-10-28
How to Cite
MabroukiY., GlöerP., & TaybiA. F. (2022). Ifrania bahhouensis sp. n. a new valvatiform snail (Gastropoda, Hydrobiidae) from Morocco. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 68(4), 313-319. https://doi.org/10.17109/AZH.68.4.313.2022