Contributions to Zoology, 79 (2) – 2010

Molecular phylogenetic relationships among some stygobitic cirolanid species (Crustacea, Isopoda)

Mariella Baratti1, Mariateresa Filippelli1, Francesco Nardi2, Giuseppe Messana1

1.  Institute for the Study of Ecosystems, CNR, Via Madonna del Piano 10, Sesto Fiorentino (FI) 50019-I, Italy

2.  Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via A. Moro 2, Siena, 53100-I, Italy

3. baratti@ise.cnr.it

Keywords: 12S, 16S, Cirolanidae, cytochrome oxidase I, mitochondrial DNA, stygofauna