Isohypsibius cf. prosostomus Thulin

Li, Xiaochen, 2007, Tardigrades from the Tsinling Mountains, central China with descriptions of two new species of Echiniscidae (Tardigrada), Journal of Natural History 41 (41 - 44), pp. 2719-2739: 2734

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Isohypsibius cf. prosostomus Thulin


Isohypsibius cf. prosostomus Thulin  

Material examined

Eleven specimens were collected from Ningshan County, 21 specimens from Mount Taibai   .


My specimens fit the description of this species ( Ramazzotti and Maucci 1983; Dastych 1988). Colourless. Eyes present. Cuticle smooth. Buccal tube wide. Pharynx with apophyses and three macroplacoids. The first two placoids almost contact each other. Claws of Hypsibius   type. This species is a new record for China. Its type locality is in Sweden.