Acutuncus antarcticus ( Richters 1904 ), Richters, 1904

Rossi, Gustavo, Claps, Maria & Ardohain, Diego, 2009, Tardigrades from northwestern Patagonia (Neuquén Province, Argentina) with the description of three new species, Zootaxa 2095, pp. 21-36: 23

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Acutuncus antarcticus ( Richters 1904 )


Acutuncus antarcticus ( Richters 1904)  

This species has been recorded in Antarctica ( Dastych, 1991); the records from Europe, Asia, and North America were considered dubious by this author. In Argentina, it has been found previously in Tierra del Fuego ( Claps et al., 2008). All specimens examined exhibited the characteristics given in Dastych's redescription..