Batillipes lesteri Kristensen & Mackness, 2000, Kristensen & Mackness, 2000

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, Bartels, Paul J., Roszkowska, Milena & Nelson, Diane R., 2015, The Zoogeography of Marine Tardigrada, Zootaxa 4037 (1), pp. 1-189: 18

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4037.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:670819B1-3840-4C0A-ABFF-4D5AE3A263C0

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5632404

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A5435063-FF8F-FF80-FF18-FE26FD39FC6B

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Batillipes lesteri Kristensen & Mackness, 2000
status

 

15. Batillipes lesteri Kristensen & Mackness, 2000  

Batillipes lesteri   n. sp. ( Kristensen & Mackness 2000)

Terra typica: Indian Ocean   ( Australia)

Atlantic Ocean:

• 4 ° 20 ′S to 4 ° 50 ′S, 36 °00′W to 37 ° 15 ′W [04° 35 ′S, 36 ° 38 ′W]; 35 m bsl: [FAO 41] Brazil, continental shelf off Ceará State and Rio Grande Do Norte State, medium sand. da Rocha et al. (2013)

• 8 ° 25 ′ 10 ′′S to 8 ° 25 ′ 20 ′′S, 34 ° 55 ′00′′W [08° 25 ′S, 34 ° 58 ′W]; 0 m bsl: [FAO 41] Brazil, Pernambuco State, Cupe beach, midlittoral, medium to fine quartz sand. da Rocha et al. (2013)

Indian Ocean:

• 34 ° 55 ′S, 138 ° 30 ′E; 1 m bsl: [FAO 57] Type Locality: Australia, South Australia State, Adelaide, Henley Beach, sublittoral, medium coarse sand. Kristensen & Mackness (2000)

Record numbers (Sea/Ocean classification): Atlantic Ocean: 2, Indian Ocean: 1; total: 3.

Record numbers (FAO classification): FAO 41: 2, FAO 57: 1; total: 3.

Remarks: This species was described from the coast of Australia and later reported twice on the Atlantic coast of Brazil. It is an intertidal or sublittoral species.