Hypsibius scabropygus Cuénot, 1929,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 26

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scientific name

Hypsibius scabropygus Cuénot, 1929
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59. Hypsibius scabropygus Cuénot, 1929  [T]

Hypsibius  (s. str.) scabRopygus  Cuén. [Synonym: H. (s. str.) callimeRus Marc.] ( Marcus 1933) Hypsibius scabRopygus Cuénot  1930 ( Rahm 1936)

Terra typica  : France (Europe)

Algeria:

• 28°02′N, 01°40′E: Undefined locality, mentioned in, but might be in error for Allier French District. Rahm (1936)GoogleMaps 

• Israel and Palestinian National Authority:

• 31°51′N, 35°25′E; - 100 m asl: near Jericho, St. George's Monastery, Wadi Qelt, extreme arid climate, lichen ( XanthoRia  paRietina L.). Rahm (1936)

Namibia:

• 21°24′S, 17°14′E; 1,600 m asl [1,450 m asl]: Otjozondjupa Region, Otjiwarongo between Windhoek and Waterberg. Marcus (1933)

Tunisia:

• 36°46'36''N, 08°42'45''E; 784 m asl: Jendouba Governorate, Beni M'tir, urban, moss on soil. Gąsiorek et al. (2017)GoogleMaps 

Record numbers. Algeria: 1, Israel and Palestinian National Authority: 1, Namibia: 1, Tunisia: 1; total: 4.

Remarks. Species with wide European distribution, but also recorded from other localities ( McInnes 1994). Some possible taxonomic confusion regarding this species were discussed by Zawierucha et al. (2014), who suggest some H. scabropygus  records may belong to other species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Hypsibiidae

Genus

Hypsibius

Loc

Hypsibius scabropygus Cuénot, 1929

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

scabRopygus

Cuenot 1929
1929
Loc

Hypsibius scabRopygus Cuénot

Cuenot 1929
1929
Loc

Hypsibius

Ehrenberg 1848
1848