Contribution to Zoology, 76 (1) – 2007

The first Microcharon (Crustacea, Isopoda, Microparasellidae) from the Moroccan North Saharan Platform. Phylogeny, origin and palaeobiogeography

Aït Boughrous1, M. Boulanouar1, M. Yacoubi1, N. Coineau2

1.  Université de Marrakech, Faculté des Sciences Semlalia, Laboratoire d’Hydrobiologie, Ecotoxicologie et Assainissement, BP 23 90, Marrakech, Marocsluys@science.uva.nl

2.  *Université P. et M. Curie-Paris 6, Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls, Laboratoire Arago, 66650 Banyuls/Mer, France. *Corresponding author:n.coineau@obs-banyuls.fr

Keywords: Crustacea,interstitial isopoda, Microcharon, systematics, Morocco, palaeobiogeography