Tanarctus velatus McKirdy, Schmidt & McGinty-Bayly, 1976

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, Bartels, Paul J., Roszkowska, Milena & Nelson, Diane R., 2015, The Zoogeography of Marine Tardigrada, Zootaxa 4037 (1), pp. 1-189: 128

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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.5632662

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scientific name

Tanarctus velatus McKirdy, Schmidt & McGinty-Bayly, 1976
status

 

141. Tanarctus velatus McKirdy, Schmidt & McGinty-Bayly, 1976  

Tanarctus velatus   nov. spec. ( McKirdy et al. 1976)

T. velatus McKirdy et al., 1976 ( Renaud-Mornant & Gourbault 1984)   Terra typica   : Pacific Ocean (Galapagos Islands)

Atlantic Ocean:

• 16 ° 15.7 ′N, 61 ° 12.7 ′W / 16 ° 16 ′N, 61 ° 13 ′W; 0 m bsl: [FAO 31] Guadeloupe Islands, Grande-Terre Island, Anse La Gourde [Anse á la Gourde], intertidal, coarse coral sand (mean diameter 0.525 mm). Renaud-Mornant & Gourbault (1981, 1984)

• 4 ° 20 ′S to 4 ° 50 ′S, 36 °00′W to 37 ° 15 ′W [04° 35 ′S, 36 ° 38 ′W]; 20–100 m bsl: [FAO 41] Brazil, continental shelf off Ceará State and Rio Grande Do Norte State, coarse quartz sand and terrigenous mud. da Rocha et al. (2013)

Indian Ocean:

• 03° 29 ′N, 72 ° 47 ′E; 22m bsl: [FAO 51] Republic of the Maldives, Ari Sud Atoll, coarse sand. Gallo et al. (2007)

Pacific Ocean:

• 00° 33 ′S, 90 ° 31 ′W; 0 m bsl: [FAO 87] Type Locality: Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Conway Bay, 0–20 cm depth, fine to medium sand. McKirdy et al. (1976)

Record numbers (Sea/Ocean classification): Atlantic Ocean: 2, Indian Ocean: 1, Pacific Ocean: 1; total: 4.

Record numbers (FAO classification): FAO 31: 1, FAO 41: 1, FAO 51: 1, FAO 87: 1; total: 4.

Remarks: This species is known from a few tropical intertidal and subtidal localities, probably with a Pantropical distribution.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Heterotardigrada

Order

Arthrotardigrada

Family

Halechiniscidae

Genus

Tanarctus

Loc

Tanarctus velatus McKirdy, Schmidt & McGinty-Bayly, 1976

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, Bartels, Paul J., Roszkowska, Milena & Nelson, Diane R. 2015
2015
Loc

T. velatus McKirdy et al., 1976 ( Renaud-Mornant & Gourbault 1984 )

McKirdy et al., 1976 (Renaud-Mornant & Gourbault 1984
1984