Platicrista angustata (Murray 1905), Murray, 1905

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: 19

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.181845

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5626388

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Platicrista angustata (Murray 1905)
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Platicrista angustata (Murray 1905)  

No special morphological variation was noted. Eight out of the ten specimens collected showed ocular spots. Mean body size was 938 μm (SD 127), range 594 to 1628 μm. The species has been cited for Europe, Asia, America, Africa and the Arctic. This is the first record for the Iberian Peninsula ( Table 2 View TABLE 2 ). Platicrista angustata   appeared at six sampling points (Table 3) from LF and MR samples.