Florarctinae

Jørgensen, Aslak, Boesgaard, Tom M., Møbjerg, Nadja & Kristensen, Reinhardt M., 2014, The tardigrade fauna of Australian marine caves: With descriptions of nine new species of Arthrotardigrada, Zootaxa 3802 (4), pp. 401-443: 416

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3802.4.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5691083

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F487B7-FFA8-FFF2-68CE-199DD2D1A3C7

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scientific name

Florarctinae
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Subfamily Florarctinae   Renaud-Mornant, 1982

Diagnosis (following Kristensen 1984): Arthrotardigrades of the family Halechiniscidae Thulin, 1928   with cuticular aliform expansions. Complete cephalic sense organs with secondary clavae transformed to dome-shaped papillae or H-shaped flat sacs. Four digits with claws present in adults; digitus externus with a hook-shaped pedunculus; uncus with a calcar externum. Females with two seminal receptacles, each consisting of a spheroid vesicle and an S-shaped genital duct.

Type genus: Florarctus Delamare Deboutteville & Renaud-Mornant, 1965   .

Additional genera: Ligiarctus Renaud-Mornant, 1982   ; Wingstrandarctus Kristensen, 1984   .