Diphascon (Adropion) carolae Binda and Pilato

Li, Xiaochen, 2007, Tardigrades from the Tsinling Mountains, central China with descriptions of two new species of Echiniscidae (Tardigrada), Journal of Natural History 41 (41 - 44), pp. 2719-2739: 2735

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http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930701711046

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Diphascon (Adropion) carolae Binda and Pilato


Diphascon (Adropion) carolae Binda and Pilato  

Material examined

Only one specimen was collected from Mount Taibai   .


Eyes absent. Cuticle smooth. ‘‘Drop’’ formation on the buccal tube absent. Pharynx with very small apophyses and three macroplacoids of rod shape, the first two of almost equal length; microplacoid and septula absent. Double claws of Hypsibius   type. This species is a new record for China   . Its type locality is in Sicily, Italy   .