Dactylobiotus dispar ( Murray, 1907f )

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 59-60

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4284.1.1

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scientific name

Dactylobiotus dispar ( Murray, 1907f )
status

sensu lato

165. Dactylobiotus dispar ( Murray, 1907f)  sensu lato [F]

MacRobiotus  dispaR  ( Löffler 1968)

MacRobiotus  dispaR  Murray, 1907 ( d’Hondt 1977, Haspeslagh 1982)

D. dispaR  ( Ramløv & Kristensen 1985)

Dactylobiotus dispaR  Murray, 1907 ( De Smet & Bafort 1990)

Terra typica  : Hungary (Europe)

Algeria:

• 32°46′N, 00°25′W; 1,000 m asl: Naâma Province, sub-prefecture of Ain Sefra, pre-Saharan oasis of Tiout, wadi Rouiba (permanent wadi) situated along the road leading to Ain-Sefra at the site of rock engravings Tiout , plankton sample. d’Hondt (1977)GoogleMaps 

Kenya:

• 00°01′S, 37°15′E; 2,500 m asl: Meru County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Sirimon River, cascade, bamboo. De Smet & Bafort (1990)

• 00°03′S, 37°34′E; 2,140 m asl: Meru County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Marimba River, rushes. De Smet & Bafort (1990)

• 00°09′S, 37°18′E; 4,345 m asl: Nyeri County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Oblong Tarn, shore, sediments and gravel. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°09′S, 37°18′E; 4,485 m asl: Nyeri County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Nanyuki Tarn, shore, silt with plant debris and sandy gravel. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°09′S, 37°18′E; 4,488 m asl: Nyeri County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Hut Tarn, west shore, silt with plant debris and sandy gravel. Löffler (1968), Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°09′S, 37°19′E; 4,439 m asl: Meru County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Upper Kami Tarn, shore, sediments. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°09′S, 37°19′E; 4,439 m asl: Meru County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Lower Kami Tarn, shore, sediments. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°09′S, 37°21′E; 4,293 m asl: Meru County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Greatest Hall Tarn, shore, sediments. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°10′S, 37°17′E; 4,150 m asl: Nyeri County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Teleki River, moss. De Smet & Bafort (1990)

• 00°10′S, 37°18′E; 4,270 m asl: Nyeri County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Teleki Tarn, small effluent and shallow pond, silt, sediments and sandy gravel. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°10′S, 37°19′E; 4,310 m asl: Meru County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Upper Thompson Tarn, shore, sediments. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°10′S, 37°19′E; 4,450 m asl: Meru County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Gallery Tarn, shore, sediments. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°10′S, 37°19′E; 4,574 m asl: Meru County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Lewis Tarn, shore, fine sediments on rock. Haspeslagh (1982)

Morocco:

• 31°35′N, 05°36′W; 1,650 m asl: Souss-Massa-Drâa Region, Todra [Todgha] Gorge , moss from running water (source at the hotel). Ramløv & Kristensen (1985)GoogleMaps 

• 30°53′N, 07°14′W; 1,400 m asl: Souss-Massa-Drâa Region, camp at Iriri River , sludge and algae from running water. Ramløv & Kristensen (1985)GoogleMaps 

Tanzania:

• 03°06′S, 37°20′E; ca. 3,900 m asl: Kilimanjaro Region, Kilimanjaro National Park, upper Kibo , above tree line, rivulet, benthos sampleGoogleMaps  . Van Rompu et al. (1991a) 

• 03°08′S, 37°26′E; 3,780 m asl: Kilimanjaro Region, Kilimanjaro National Park, Horombo trail, above tree line, river, benthos sampleGoogleMaps  . Van Rompu et al. (1991a) 

• 03°09′S, 37°26′E; ca. 3,600 m asl: Kilimanjaro Region, Kilimanjaro National Park, Horombo trail, above tree line, river benthos sampleGoogleMaps  . Van Rompu et al. (1991a) 

Record numbers. Algeria: 1, Kenya: 13, Morocco: 2, Tanzania: 3; total: 19.

Remarks. All Dactylobiotus  species require careful analysis of adults and eggs (e.g. Kaczmarek et al. 2012b). Records of this this largely Holarctic species ( McInnes 1994), implies the African records need re-assessment.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Macrobiotidae

Genus

Dactylobiotus

Loc

Dactylobiotus dispar ( Murray, 1907f )

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017

2017
Loc

dispaR

Kaczmarek 2017

2017
Loc

dispaR

Kaczmarek 2017

2017
Loc

MacRobiotus

RichteRsi J. Murr. (Iharos 1978

1978