Mabrouki Y.1, Glöer P.2, Taybi A.F.3 2022. Idrisiella bourkaizensis gen. et sp.n., a new valvatoid snail (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae) from Morocco // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.19. No.1: 18–23 [in English].

1 Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah, Faculté des Sciences de Dhar El Mehraz, Laboratoire de Biotechnologie, Conservation et Valorisation des Ressources Naturelles, Fes, Morocco. E-mail:

2 Schulstr. 3, D-25491 Hetlingen, Germany; e-mail:

3 Université Mohammed Premier, Faculté Pluridisciplinaire de Nador, Équipe de Recherche en Biologie et Biotechnologie Appliquées. Morocco. E-mail: /

doi: 10.15298/invertzool.19.1.03

ABSTRACT. Idrisiella bourkaizensis gen. et sp.n. is a new valvatiform hydrobiid gastropod from Morocco; it can be distinguished by the morphology of the shell and anatomical criteria. The new genus and species was found in the northern part of Morocco, in the border of the Middle Atlas massif, which is a geographical barrier known for its other endemic molluscs, and a place of high interest for the crenobiotic malacofauna.

Key words: Middle Atlas, micro-endemic, crenobiotic, new taxa.

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