Echiniscus rugospinosus Marcus, 1928,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 15

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:1CD17B31-E3D0-4BFB-8B69-144D97949038

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03ED740D-3219-7E4B-FF6B-FA876918F93E

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scientific name

Echiniscus rugospinosus Marcus, 1928
status

 

33. Echiniscus rugospinosus Marcus, 1928  [T]

Echiniscus  sp. ( Murray 1913)

Echiniscus Rugospinosus  nom nov. ( Marcus 1928)

Terra typica  : East Africa 

Uganda / Kenya:

• 00°47′N, 34°22′E: Type Locality: Undefined locality, tropical East Africa. ( Murray 1913; as an unnamed species), Marcus (1928)

Record numbers. Uganda / Kenya: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. This species has not been reported since the original reference (Murray 1 913), and although currently endemic to Africa, it will be difficult to locate and verify the type locality.