Minibiotus ethelae Claxton, 1998

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

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:1CD17B31-E3D0-4BFB-8B69-144D97949038

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03ED740D-3224-7E76-FF6B-FDEF6CDFFC4C

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Minibiotus ethelae Claxton, 1998
status

 

150. Minibiotus ethelae Claxton, 1998 

Minibiotus ethelae  n. sp. ( Claxton 1998)

Terra typica  : Australia

Republic of South Africa:

• 23°51′S, 31°34′E: Undefined locality, Limpopo Province, Kruger National Park , lichens on dead twigs. Claxton (1998)GoogleMaps 

• 25°05′S, 30°27′E; 2,250 m asl [1,400 m asl]: Transvaal [Mpumalanga Province], Lydenberg [Lydenburg]; lichens. Claxton (1998)

• 25°11′S, 30°46′E; 1,400 m asl: Mpumalanga Province, Hendriksdaal, Palmers Creek , rock. Claxton (1998)GoogleMaps 

• 25°14′S, 28°30′E; 1,500 m asl: Undefined locality, Limpopo Province, Rus-Te-Winter National Reserve [ Rust de Winter Nature Reserve ], bark of Acacia  . Claxton (1998)GoogleMaps 

• 28°57′S, 29°11′E; 1,600 m asl: Natal [KwaZulu-Natal Province], Drakensberg Mountains, Cathedral Rock Area , Indumeni Forest , moss on rock. Claxton (1998)GoogleMaps 

Record numbers. Republic of South Africa: 5; total: 5.

Remarks. This species, similar to Minibiotus furcatus  , has not been reported outside South Africa and the type locale ( Claxton 1998).