Macrobiotus harmsworthi Murray, 1907, Murray, 1907

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: 61

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Macrobiotus harmsworthi Murray, 1907


Macrobiotus harmsworthi Murray, 1907  

Material examined. 43 specimens and four eggs were collected from the Huangguoshu Fall, 17 specimens from Langdeshang Village.

Remarks. This species was reported as a new record for China from Beijing Municipality and Guangdong Province (Rahm, 1936-1937 a, b). It was subsequently reported from Shanxi Province ( Bartoš, 1963), from Yunnan Province ( Beasley & Cleveland, 1996), from Sichuan Province ( Yang, 2003). It is the first report of this species from Guizhou Province.