Macrobiotus ovostriatus Pilato & Patanè, 1998, Pilato & Patane, 1998

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, Michalczyk, Łukasz & Mcinnes, Sandra J., 2015, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part II: South America, Zootaxa 3923 (1), pp. 1-107: 74

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3923.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2305A96C-0A03-4524-93AA-90359893A4DD

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038FA02E-FFD5-7A75-4A85-BA115558F0DE

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scientific name

Macrobiotus ovostriatus Pilato & Patanè, 1998
status

 

175. Macrobiotus ovostriatus Pilato & Patanè, 1998   [T]

Macrobiotus ovostriatus   sp. n. ( Pilato & Patanè 1998)

Terra typica: Argentina (South America)

Argentina:

• 54 ° 17 ′S, 66 ° 42 ′W; 50 m asl: Type Locality: Tierra del Fuego Province, Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, Peninsula Mitre, Cabo San Pablo, moss and lichen. Pilato & Patanè (1998)

• 54 ° 47 ′S, 68 ° 16 ′W; 100 m asl: Tierra del Fuego Province, Peninsula Mitre, Rio Pipo. Pilato & Patanè (1998)

Record numbers: Argentina: 2; total: 2.

Remarks: This species belongs to the Macrobiotus harmsworthi   group, which requires a careful examination to ensure correct identification (see Kaczmarek et al. 2011 for a diagnostic key to the group). Currently, Macrobiotus ovostriatus   has been reported from Tierra del Fuego and an egg from sub-Antarctic South Georgia.