Milnesium tardigradum Doyère, 1840, Doyere, 1840

Wang, Hanping, Wang, Lizhi & Li, Xiaochen, 2007, Tardigrades from Guizhou Province (China) with description of a new species of genus Doryphoribius (Tardigrada: Hypsibiidae), Zootaxa 1626, pp. 59-67: 66

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Milnesium tardigradum Doyère, 1840


Milnesium tardigradum Doyère, 1840  

Material examined. 10 specimens and one egg were collected from the Huangguoshu Fall, six specimens from Langdeshang Village.

Remarks. This species was reported as a new record for China from Beijing Municipality, Shanghai Municipality, Tianjin Municipality, Hebei Province and Shanxi Province (Rahm, 1936-1937 a, b; 1937). Then it was collected from Sichuan Province and Yunnan Province ( Beasley & Cleveland, 1996), and from Sichuan Province again ( Beasley et al., 2006). It is the first report of this species from Guizhou Province.