Tanarctus heterodactylus Renaud-Mornant, 1980, Renaud-Mornant, 1980

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, Bartels, Paul J., Roszkowska, Milena & Nelson, Diane R., 2015, The Zoogeography of Marine Tardigrada, Zootaxa 4037 (1), pp. 1-189: 124

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

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5632650

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Tanarctus heterodactylus Renaud-Mornant, 1980
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135. Tanarctus heterodactylus Renaud-Mornant, 1980  

Tanarctus heterodactylus (Renaud-Mornant 1980)  

Terra typica   : Atlantic Ocean ( USA, North America)

Atlantic Ocean:

• 61 ° 17 ′ 42 ′′N, 08° 32 ′ 18 ′′W; 104–260 m bsl: [FAO 27] Faroe Islands, Faroe Bank, shell gravel, coarse shell gravel, fine carbonate sand, carbonate sand, or fine shell sand. Hansen et al. (2001)

• 38 ° 48 ′N, 75 °04′W; 4 m bsl: [FAO 21] USA, Delaware State, Sussex County, mouth of Delaware Bay, The Shears, sublittoral sandy bar. Hummon (1994)

• 34 °07.3′N, 75 ° 57.7 ′W / 34 °07′N, 75 ° 58 ′W; 400 m bsl: [FAO 31] Type locality: USA, North Carolina State, bathyal or abyssal depth, surface of sand, fine sand with 17 % clay. Renaud-Mornant (1980)

• 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, fine to coarse quartz sand with detritus, and terrigenous mud. 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, biogenic gravel or sandy-muddy sediment. da Rocha et al. (2013)

• 23 °03′S, 43 ° 17.3 ′W / 23 °03′S, 43 ° 17 ′W; 22 m bsl: [FAO 41] Brazil, Rio de Janeiro State, continental shelf off Rio de Janeiro, coarse sand. Renaud-Mornant (1980)

Indian Ocean:

• 12 ° 53 ′,05S, 45 ° 16 ′,03E [12 ° 53 ′S, 45 ° 18 ′E]; 275–400 m bsl: [FAO 51] Comoros Archipelago, Mozambique Channel, muddy sand. Renaud-Mornant (1984 a)

Record numbers (Sea/Ocean classification): Atlantic Ocean: 6, Indian Ocean: 1; total: 7.

Record numbers (FAO classification): FAO 21: 1, FAO 27: 1, FAO 31: 1, FAO 41: 3, FAO 51: 1; total: 7.

Remarks: In general this is a deep sea species mainly reported from below 200 m bsl. However, there are also reports at much shallower depths (0 to <100 m bsl) from off the coasts of Brazil and Delaware ( USA).