Diphascon alpinum Murray, 1906a,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 22-23

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4284.1.1

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scientific name

Diphascon alpinum Murray, 1906a
status

sensu lato

48. Diphascon alpinum Murray, 1906a  sensu lato [T]

Diphascon alpinum Murray (Murray 1913) 

Diphascon alpinum J. Murray 1906  ( Rahm 1936)

Diphascon alpinum ( Ramløv & Kristensen 1985) 

Terra typica  : Scotland (Europe)

Israel and Palestinian National Authority:

• 31°48′N, 35°10′E; 600 m asl: Judean Mountains, W of Jerusalem, Motza, extreme arid or semi-arid climate. Rahm (1936) • 31°46′N, 35°10′E; 650 m asl: Judean Mountains, Jerusalem, Ein Kerem, extreme arid or semi-arid climate. Rahm (1936) • 31°43′N, 35°17′E; 600 m asl: Judean Mountains, al-Ubeidiya, Monastery Deir Dosi (Monastery of St. Theodosius), extreme arid or semi-arid climate. Rahm (1936)

• 31°42′N, 35°12′E; 800 m asl: Judean Mountains , Bethlehem, extreme arid or semi-arid climate. Rahm (1936) Morocco:GoogleMaps 

• 32°25′N, 05°13′W; 1,750 m asl: Meknès-Tafilalet Region, S of Azrou , cedar forest, forest glade, moss on limestone boulders in the forest glade Ramløv & Kristensen (1985)GoogleMaps 

Uganda:

• 01°22′N, 32°17′E: Undefined locality. Murray (1913)

Record numbers. Israel and Palestinian National Authority: 4, Morocco: 1, Uganda: 1; total: 6.

Remarks. The alpinum  group is a complex of very similar, difficult to discriminate, species ( Pilato & Binda 1998). The nominal species is considered rare and probably Palaearctic ( Pilato & Binda 1998). All African reports are questionable and require further examination.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Hypsibiidae

Genus

Diphascon

Loc

Diphascon alpinum Murray, 1906a

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

Diphascon alpinum ( Ramløv & Kristensen 1985 )

Ramlov & Kristensen 1985
1985
Loc

Diphascon alpinum

Murray (Murray 1913
1913
Loc

Diphascon alpinum

J. Murray 1906
1906