Diphascon alpinum Murray, 1906 a

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, Michalczyk, Łukasz & Mcinnes, Sandra J., 2015, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part II: South America, Zootaxa 3923 (1), pp. 1-107: 36-37

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scientific name

Diphascon alpinum Murray, 1906 a
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81. Diphascon alpinum Murray, 1906 a   sensu lato [T]

Hypsibius alpinus Murr. 1906   ( Rahm 1931, 1932)

Hypsibius (Diphascon) alpinus (J. Murr., 1906)   ( Ramazzotti   1962 a)

Hypsibius (Diphascon) alpinus (J. Murray, 1906)   ( Ramazzotti   1964 a)

Hypsibius (Diphascon) alpinus   ( Ramazzotti   1964 b)

H. (D.) alpinus (Murr., 1906) ( Claps & Rossi 1981)  

Diphascon (Diphascon) alpinum (J. Murray, 1906) ( Rossi & Claps 1989)   Terra typica: Scotland (Europe)

Argentina:

• 41 ° 11 ′S, 71 ° 49 ′W; 1,800 m asl: Rio Negro Province, Nahuel Huapi National Park, Monte Tronador, semi-wet, lichens form rocks and mosses on tree and soil (3 samples). Claps & Rossi (1981)

• 41 ° 11 ′S, 71 ° 49 ′W; 1,800 m asl: Rio Negro Province, Nahuel Huapi National Park, Monte Tronador, lichens form trees (2 samples). Rossi & Claps (1989)

• 41 ° 13 ′S, 71 ° 30 ′W; 2,250 m asl: Rio Negro Province, Nahuel Huapi National Park, Cerro Catedral, very wet, mosses on dead wood. Claps & Rossi (1981)

Brazil:

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

Chile:

• 30 ° 25 ′S – 37 ° 45 ′S [32 ° 58 ′S, 71 ° 01′W] 1,900 m asl: Region V Valparaíso (Región de Valparaíso), La Campana National Park, Cerro El Roble, 45 km. on east of Valparaiso, lichens on rocks and mosses on tree in caudacifolio forest with N. obliqua   var macrocarpa   and mixed rainforest with Araucaria araucana   , Nothofagus obliqua   and N. dombeyi   . Ramazzotti   (1962 a)

• 32 ° 58 ′S, 71 °01′W; 1,170–2,130 m asl: Region V Valparaíso (Región de Valparaíso), Cerro El Roble, leaf litter. Ramazzotti   (1964 a)

• 30 ° 25 ′S – 37 ° 45 ′S [37 ° 43 ′S, 73 ° 02′W], 1,100 m asl: Undefined locality in Region IX Araucania (Región de la Araucanía), Cordillera Nahuelbuta on south of Concepción, lichens on rocks and mosses on tree in caudacifolio forest with N. obliqua   var macrocarpa   and mixed rainforest with Araucaria araucana   , Nothofagus obliqua   and N. dombeyi   . Ramazzotti   (1962 a) • 42 ° 37 ′S, 73 ° 49 ′W; 50–100 m asl: Region X Los Lagos (Región de Los Lagos), Chiloé Island, mosses. Ramazzotti   (1964 b)

Record numbers: Argentina: 3, Brazil: 1, Chile: 4; total: 8.

Remarks: The alpinum   group is a complex of very similar species, which are difficult to identify (Pilato & Binda 1998). The nominal species is considered rare and probably Palaearctic (Pilato & Binda 1998). The South American reports probably represent a new, but as yet non-verified species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Heterotardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Hypsibiidae

Genus

Diphascon

Loc

Diphascon alpinum Murray, 1906 a

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

Diphascon (Diphascon) alpinum (J. Murray, 1906) ( Rossi & Claps 1989 )

(J. Murray, 1906) (Rossi & Claps 1989
1989
Loc

H. (D.) alpinus (Murr., 1906) ( Claps & Rossi 1981 )

(Murr., 1906) (Claps & Rossi 1981
1981
Loc

Hypsibius alpinus

Murr. 1906
1906
Loc

Hypsibius (Diphascon) alpinus

J. Murr. 1906
1906
Loc

Hypsibius (Diphascon) alpinus

J. Murray 1906
1906