Minibiotus intermedius ( Plate, 1889 ), Plate, 1889

Fontoura, Paulo, Pilato, Giovanni & Lisi, Oscar, 2010, First record of Tardigrada from São Tomé (Gulf of Guinea, Western Equatorial Africa) and description of Pseudechiniscus santomensis sp. nov. (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae), Zootaxa 2564, pp. 31-42: 38

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.197214

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5617906

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scientific name

Minibiotus intermedius ( Plate, 1889 )
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Minibiotus intermedius ( Plate, 1889)  

Material examined: 34 specimens, 9 in simplex stage, and 5 eggs (slides CIII 37 to CIII 74), deposited in the collection of P. Fontoura at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal.

Remarks: The characteristics of the specimens and eggs fit the amended description of the species made by Claxton (1998). Minibiotus intermedius   is a very common species widely distributed all over the world, Africa included.