Echiniscus spiniger Richters, 1904c,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 16

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Echiniscus spiniger Richters, 1904c


35. Echiniscus spiniger Richters, 1904c  [T]

E. spinigeR  ( Ramløv & Kristensen 1985)

Terra typica  : Sweden (Europe)


• 31°08′N, 07°55′W; 1,700 m asl: Tadla-Azilal Region, Imlil , walnut forest, moss on limestone cliffs. Ramløv & Kristensen (1985)GoogleMaps 

Record numbers. Morocco: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. This species recorded from numerous European localities and single sites in Asia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, North and South America ( McInnes 1994a). Such a wide geographic distribution suggests a species complex or misidentifications. Nominal species should be considered Palaearctic.