Macrobiotus cf. richtersi Murray

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: 2731

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930701711046

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Macrobiotus cf. richtersi Murray
status

 

Macrobiotus cf. richtersi Murray  

Material examined

Fifteen specimens were collected from Ningshan County, over 500 specimens from Mount Taibai   .

Remarks

This species was reported as a new record for China from Yunnan Province ( Beasley and Cleveland 1996). It was subsequently reported from Hubei Province ( Yang 2007). My specimens fit the description of this species ( Ramazzotti and Maucci 1983; Dastych 1988). It has never been reported from the Tsinling Mountains.