Macrobiotus ragonesei Binda, Pilato, Moncada, and Napolitano

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: 2731

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930701711046

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C0D659-FFD8-CB24-FEB5-E60D2AE296D5

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Macrobiotus ragonesei Binda, Pilato, Moncada, and Napolitano
status

 

Macrobiotus ragonesei Binda, Pilato, Moncada, and Napolitano  

Material examined

Four specimens were collected from Mount Taibai.

Remarks

My specimens fit the description of this species ( Binda et al. 2001). Colourless. Eyes present. Cuticle smooth with pearls. Pharynx with apophyses and two rod-shaped macroplacoids and microplacoid. First macroplacoid with a central constriction, longer than the second macroplacoid. Claws of hufelandi   type. Lunules and cuticular bar present. Eggs with conical processes covered by a reticular sculpture. This species is a new record for China   . Its type locality is in Mohanga , Democratic Republic of Congo   .