Diphascon higginsi Binda, 1971,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 23

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Diphascon higginsi Binda, 1971
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49. Diphascon higginsi Binda, 1971  [T]

Diphascon higginsi  n. sp. (Binda 1971)

Terra typica  : Morocco (Africa)

Morocco:

• 31°12′N, 07°52′W; 2,500 m asl [2,600 m asl]: Type Locality: Marrakesz-Tansift-Al-Hauz Region, Oukaïmeden, very humid moss. Binda (1971)

Record numbers. Morocco: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. Belongs to the nobilei  group in which a few species have been recently described from Europe (Pilato & Bertolani 2005, Pilato et al. 2005). Diphascon higginsi  is largely Palaearctic and all other records need verification.