Batillipes roscoffensis Kristensen, 1978 a, Kristensen, 1978

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, Bartels, Paul J., Roszkowska, Milena & Nelson, Diane R., 2015, The Zoogeography of Marine Tardigrada, Zootaxa 4037 (1), pp. 1-189: 35

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5632424

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scientific name

Batillipes roscoffensis Kristensen, 1978 a
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25. Batillipes roscoffensis Kristensen, 1978 a  

Batillipes roscoffensis   nov. sp. ( Kristensen 1978 a)

Terra typica: Celtic Sea   ( France, Europe)

Celtic Sea:

• 48 ° 43 ′N, 04°00′W; 0 m bsl: [FAO 27] Type locality: France, Brittany Region, D’Aber [L’Aber] de Roscoff, Leptosynapta galliennei   biotope. Kristensen (1978 a)

Record numbers (Sea/Ocean classification): Celtic Sea: 1; total: 1.

Record numbers (FAO classification): FAO 27: 1; total: 1.

Remarks: This species has a caudal groove replacing the caudal spike, and a unique dorsal sculpture only visible with SEM (see Kristensen 1978 a). The species is known only from the type locality where just three specimens were collected.