Echiniscus bigranulatus Richters, 1908, Richters, 1908

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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Echiniscus bigranulatus Richters, 1908


Echiniscus bigranulatus Richters, 1908  

This species exhibits a restricted distribution, consisting of South and Central America according to Michalczyk & Kaczmarek (2006), with it being widely distributed in Argentina (in the provinces of Buenos Aires, Misiones, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Tucumán, Salta, Río Negro, Santa Cruz, and Tierra del Fuego) ( Claps et al., 2008). Previously in a review of tardigrade distribution, McInnes (1994) cited its presence in Europe, Africa, Indonesia, and New Zealand.