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Description of a new valvatoid Pikasia smenensis n. gen. n. sp. (Gastropoda, Hydrobiidae) from Morocco



Recent field surveys conducted in the northern part of Morocco have led to the discovery of a new species belonging to a new genus Pikasia n. gen. described here. Photos of the holotype and paratype are presented in addition to the penis morphology and the female sex tract, the map of the sampling area with the type localities, and the habitat description.

Key words

Morocco, Hotspot, Springsnail, New species

Reception date: 24 V 21  |   Acceptation date: 9 IX 21  |   Publication date: 29 IX 21

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Índex de Volume 44.2 (2021)