Isohypsibius papillifer bulbosus ( Marcus, 1928 )

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 38

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Isohypsibius papillifer bulbosus ( Marcus, 1928 )

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106. Isohypsibius papillifer bulbosus ( Marcus, 1928)   sensu lato [F]

Terra typica   : Ireland (Europe)


• 03°07′S, 37°21′E; ca. 4,000 m asl: Kilimanjaro Region, Kilimanjaro National Park, Barranco trail, above tree line, slow running ice covered brooklet, benthos sample GoogleMaps   . Van Rompu et al. (1991a)  

Record numbers. Tanzania: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. With a largely Palaearctic distribution ( McInnes 1994) this subspecies requires modern taxonomic analysis of type material to identify whether it is a de facto species (sensu Murray 1911).