Itaquascon placophorum Maucci

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: 2736-2737

publication ID 10.1080/00222930701711046

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Itaquascon placophorum Maucci


Itaquascon placophorum Maucci  

Material examined

Six specimens were collected from Ningshan County, 16 specimens from Mount Taibai   .


Cuticle smooth. Buccal tube divided into anterior rigid portion and posterior flexible portion with annulation. Pharynx without macroplacoids, microplacoid, or septulum. Claws of Hypsibius   type. Cuticular bars present on the first three pairs of legs. This species is a new record for China   .

APOCHELA Schuster   , Nelson, Grigarick, and Christenberry, 1980