Isohypsibius lunulatus (Iharos)

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

publication ID 10.1080/00222930701711046

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Isohypsibius lunulatus (Iharos)


Isohypsibius lunulatus (Iharos)  

Material examined

Ten specimens were collected from Ningshan County, 14 specimens from Mount Taibai   .


My specimens fit the description of this species ( Ramazzotti and Maucci 1983; Dastych 1988; Kathman 1990). Colourless. Eye spots present. Cuticular sculpture consists of many granules, 10 transverse rows of large gibbosities present with the following configuration: three gibbosities in row 1, two in row 2, three in row 3, four in row 4, three in row 5, four in row 6, three in row 7, four in row 8, two in row 9, three in row 10. Pharynx with two rodshaped macroplacoids. Claws of Hypsibius   type. This species is a new record for China. Its type locality is in Hungary.