Minibiotus constellatus Michalczyk & Kaczmarek, 2003, Michalczyk & Kaczmarek, 2003

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, Michalczyk, Łukasz & Mcinnes, Sandra J., 2015, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part II: South America, Zootaxa 3923 (1), pp. 1-107: 78

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3923.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2305A96C-0A03-4524-93AA-90359893A4DD

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5688204

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038FA02E-FFD1-7A72-4A85-BEF15514F39B

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scientific name

Minibiotus constellatus Michalczyk & Kaczmarek, 2003
status

 

194. Minibiotus constellatus Michalczyk & Kaczmarek, 2003   b [T]

Minibiotus constellatus   n. sp. (Michalczyk & Kaczmarek 2003 b) Terra typica: Peru (South America)

Peru:

• 09° 30 ′S, 77 ° 26 ′W; 4,000 m asl: Type Locality: Ancash Region, near Huaraz, mosses on rocks. Michalczyk & Kaczmarek (2003 b)

Record numbers: Peru: 1; total: 1.

Remarks: Currently endemic to Peru. Minibiotus constellatus   is very similar to Minibiotus sidereus   (described from Ecuador in the same year) and these two species require careful examination to ensure a correct identification.