Adropion scoticum Murray, 1905b,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 27

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scientific name

Adropion scoticum Murray, 1905b
status

sensu lato

62. Adropion scoticum Murray, 1905b  sensu lato [T]

D. scoticum Murray (Murray 1913) 

H. scoticus ( Iharos 1969a) 

H. scoticus J. Murr. ( Iharos 1978) 

Diphascon scoticum Murray, 1905  ( Van Rompu et al. 1991a)

Terra typica  : Scotland (Europe)

Cameroon:

• 04°11′N, 09°12′E; 1,900–1,950 m asl: Southwest Region, Mount Cameroon National Park, Mount Cameroon, primeval forest, above bothy No. 1, moss on trees and lava. Iharos (1969a)

• 04°10′N, 09°13′E; 1,300–1,500 m asl: Southwest Region, Mount Cameroon National Park, Mount Cameroon, rainforest, moss on tree. Iharos (1969a)

Republic of South Africa:

• 29°44′S, 22°44′E: Undefined locality, Cape Colony [Cape Province], moss. Murray (1913)

Tanzania:

• 03°17′S, 37°31′E; ca. 1,500 m asl: Kilimanjaro Region, Kilimanjaro National Park, Marangu gate, rain forest, below tree line, river, pH 5.5, water temperature 12°C, benthos sampleGoogleMaps  . Van Rompu et al. (1991a) 

Tunisia:

• 36°07′N, 08°30′E; 350 m asl: Kef Governorate, road between El Kef and Sakiet, 23 km W El Kef, Qued el Kohl, scrub, sparse vegetation, with stony ground and thin layer of surface soil, soil with vegetable debris or litter under trees ( Pinus halepensis  and JunipeRus phoenicus  ). Iharos (1978)

Record numbers. Cameroon: 2, Republic of South Africa: 1, Tanzania: 1, Tunisia: 1; total: 5.

Remarks. Adropion scoticum  sensu lato is a cosmopolitan complex of very similar species, which can only be determined by careful integrated (morphology and molecular) taxonomy. A re-description of the A. scoticum  sensu stricto type material is required.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Hypsibiidae

Genus

Adropion

Loc

Adropion scoticum Murray, 1905b

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

H. scoticus J. Murr. ( Iharos 1978 )

J. Murr. (Iharos 1978
1978
Loc

H. scoticus (

Iharos 1969
1969
Loc

D. scoticum

Murray (Murray 1913
1913
Loc

Diphascon scoticum

Murray 1905
1905