Echiniscus testudo ( Doyère, 1840 ) sensu,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, Michalczyk, Łukasz & Mcinnes, Sandra J., 2015, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part II: South America, Zootaxa 3923 (1), pp. 1-107: 21-22

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Echiniscus testudo ( Doyère, 1840 ) sensu
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sensu

47. Echiniscus testudo ( Doyère, 1840) sensu  lato [T] [m]

Echiniscus  spec. ( Heinis 1914)

Echiniscus testudo Doy., 1840  var. trifilis Rahm, 1925  ( Rahm 1931, 1932) Echiniscus testudo Doy. ( Iharos 1969) 

E. (E.) testudo ( Doy, 1840) ( Rossi & Claps 1989)  E. testudo ( Garitano-Zavala 1996) 

Terra typica: France (Europe)

Argentina:

• 43 ° 42 ′S, 66 ° 29 ′W; 150 m asl: Chubut Province, Dique Florentino Ameghino, mosses on rocky soil (2 samples). Rossi & Claps (1989)

• 49 ° 20 ′S, 72 ° 53 ′W; 400 m asl: Santa Cruz Province, El Chaltén, Hosteria Fitz Roy, lichens and mosses on soil. Rossi & Claps (1989)

• 50 ° 28 ′S, 73 °01′W; 300 m asl: Santa Cruz Province, Los Glaciares National Park, Perito Moreno glacier, lichens and mosses on soil. Rossi & Claps (1989)

Bolivia

• 16 ° 11 ′S, 68 ° 35 ′W; 3,680–4,000 m asl: La Paz, Cordillera de la Real de los Andes, Huarina, moorland floor, cushion moss. Garitano-Zavala (1995, 1996)

Brazil:

• 23 ° 32 ′S, 46 ° 38 ′W; 750 m asl: São Paulo State, neighbourhood of São Paulo, mosses. Rahm (1931, 1932)

Chile:

• 18 ° 11 ′S, 69 ° 13 ′W; 4,800 m asl [4,550 m asl]: Region XV Arica y Parinacota, Laguna La Cotacotani, leaf litter. Iharos (1969)

• 36 ° 36 ′S, 72 °06′W; 150 m asl: Region VIII Biobío (Región del Biobío), neighbourhood of Chillán, mosses. Rahm (1931, 1932)

• 36 ° 48 ′S, 73 °01′W; 0 m asl: Region VIII Biobío (Región del Biobío), neighbourhood of Concepción, mosses. Rahm (1931, 1932)

• 38 ° 44 ′S, 72 ° 35 ′W; 100 m asl: Region IX Araucania (Región de la Araucanía), neighbourhood of Temuco, mosses. Rahm (1931, 1932)

• 42 ° 37 ′S, 73 ° 49 ′W; 100 m asl: Region X Los Lagos (Región de Los Lagos), Chiloé Island, mosses. Rahm (1931, 1932)

• 55 °03′S, 68 °09′W; 0 m asl: Region XII Magallanes (Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena), Navarino Island, Puerto Wualaia [Puerto Wulaia], mosses. Rahm (1931, 1932)

Colombia:

• 07°09′N, 75 ° 23 ′W; 1,400 m asl: Antioquia Department, Cafetal La Camelia, mosses ( Leucobryum  sp.) and Brachythecium stereopama (Spruge)  (2 samples). Heinis (1914), Marcus (1936)

• 06° 16 ′N, 75 ° 31 ′W; 2,550 m asl: Antioquia Department, laguna above Medellín, hepatic ( Plagiochila ovifolia Steph.  ) on dry leaves. Heinis (1914), Marcus (1936)

• 04° 24 ′N, 76 ° 12 ′W; 1,600 m asl: Valle del Cauca Department, El Canon near El Aguacate, hepatics ( Frullania longicolla  L. & G. and Taxilejeunea prominata (Gottsche))  . Heinis (1914), Marcus (1936)

• 02° 44 ′N, 76 ° 50 ′W; 2,000 m asl: Cauca Department, above Tambo, moss ( Thuidium  sp.) and hepatic ( Frullania coalita Steph.  ). Heinis (1914), Marcus (1936)

Record numbers: Argentina: 3, Bolivia: 1, Brazil: 1, Chile: 6, Colombia: 4; total: 15.

Remarks: Specimens from Columbia were cited by Heinis (1914) as Echiniscus  spec. and later attributed by Marcus (1936) to E. testudo  . A very wide geographic range ( McInnes 1994 a, Jørgensen et al. 2007), suggests a species complex and, therefore, all South American records should be verified.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Heterotardigrada

Order

Echiniscoidea

Family

Echiniscidae

Genus

Echiniscus

Loc

Echiniscus testudo ( Doyère, 1840 ) sensu

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, Michalczyk, Łukasz & Mcinnes, Sandra J. 2015
2015
Loc

E. testudo (

Garitano-Zavala 1996
1996
Loc

E. (E.) testudo ( Doy, 1840 ) ( Rossi & Claps 1989 )

(Doy, 1840) (Rossi & Claps 1989
1989
Loc

Echiniscus testudo Doy. ( Iharos 1969 )

Doy. (Iharos 1969
1969
Loc

var. trifilis

Rahm 1925
1925
Loc

Echiniscus testudo

Doy. 1840
1840