Minibiotus gumersindoi Guil & Guidetti 2005, Guil & Guidetti, 2005

Guil, Noemí, 2008, New records and within-species variability of Iberian tardigrades (Tardigrada), with comments on the species from the Echiniscus blumi-canadensis series, Zootaxa 1757, pp. 1-30: 25

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Minibiotus gumersindoi Guil & Guidetti 2005


Minibiotus gumersindoi Guil & Guidetti 2005  

Large, round pores in transverse rows and larger round-shaped cuticular pores over the double-claws differentiated this species from any other Minibiotus   species. Three round-shaped macroplacoids and microplacoid were within the pharyngeal bulb. Double-claws were of hufelandi   type. Small and smooth lunules on all double-claws. Two animals had ocular spots, four lacked these structures, and in two it was not possible to determine their presence or absence. Body size range, among eight specimens found in LF and MR samples, was 153 to 212 μm; mean 155 μm (SD 37). Minibiotus gumersindoi   was found at four sampling points (Table 3).