Minibiotus crassidens ( Murray, 1907a ), Murray, 1907

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 51-52

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4284.1.1

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scientific name

Minibiotus crassidens ( Murray, 1907a )
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149. Minibiotus crassidens ( Murray, 1907a)   [T]

M. cRassidens   sp. n. Murray (1907a)

MacRobiotus   cRassidens   Murray (Murray 1913) MacRobiotus   cRassidens   John Murray 1907 (da Cunha & do Nascimento 1964) TeRRa typica   : Republic of South Africa (Africa)

Angola:

• 14°55′S, 13°30′E; 1,750 m asl: Huíla Province, surroundings of Sá da Bandeira [Lubango], lichens. da Cunha & do Nascimento (1964) GoogleMaps  

Democratic Republic of Congo:

• 01°25′S, 29°27′E: Undefined locality, North Kivu Province, Albert National Park [ Virunga National Park ], soil. Teunissen (1938) GoogleMaps  

Kenya:

• 01°15′S, 36°41′E; 2,000 m asl: Kiambu County, Kikuyu , moss. Murray (1913) GoogleMaps  

Republic of South Africa:

• 25°45′S, 28°11′E; 1,300 m asl: Gauteng Province, Pretoria , moss. Murray (1913) GoogleMaps  

• 29°44′S, 22°44′E: Type Locality: Undefined locality, Cape Colony [Cape Province], moss. Murray (1907a)

Uganda:

• 01°22′N, 32°17′E: Undefined locality, moss. Murray (1913)

Record numbers. Angola: 1, Democratic Republic of Congo: 1, Kenya: 1, Republic of South Africa: 2, Uganda: 1; total: 6.

Remarks. The dated and limited reports from a few disjunct localities ( McInnes 1994), suggest this taxon requires a re-description using type material or new material from the type locality.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Macrobiotidae

Genus

Minibiotus

Loc

Minibiotus crassidens ( Murray, 1907a )

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

MacRobiotus

Radiatus Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro 1991
1991
Loc

MacRobiotus

Radiatus Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro 1991
1991