Hypsibius stiliferus Abe

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: 2733-2734

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http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930701711046

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Hypsibius stiliferus Abe


Hypsibius stiliferus Abe  

Material examined

Eleven specimens were collected from Mount Taibai.


My specimens fit the description of this species ( Abe 2004). Dorsum covered with irregularly shaped sculpture. Buccal tube narrow. Pharynx with two granule-shaped macroplacoids, microplacoid absent. Cuticular bar present between the anterior claw and the posterior claw on hind legs. This species is a new record for China. Its type locality is in Sakhlin Island , Far East Russia   .