Pseudechiniscus bispinosus ( Murray, 1907a ),

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 18

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Pseudechiniscus bispinosus ( Murray, 1907a )


40. Pseudechiniscus bispinosus ( Murray, 1907a)  [T]

E. bispinosus  sp. n. ( Murray 1907a)

Terra typica  : Republic of South Africa (Africa)

Republic of South Africa:

• 29°44′S, 22°44′E: Type Locality: Undefined locality, Cape Colony [Cape Province]. Murray (1907a)

Record numbers. Republic of South Africa: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. This rare species is based on the single original reference from Africa ( Murray 1907a) and two early reports from South America ( Kaczmarek et al. 2015). As no type material is known it may prove difficult to find neotype material.