Echiniscus migiurtinus Franceschi, 1957,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 14

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Echiniscus migiurtinus Franceschi, 1957


27. Echiniscus migiurtinus Franceschi, 1957  [T]

Echiniscus  ( Echiniscus  ) migiuRtinus  sp. nov. ( Franceschi 1957) Terra typica  : Somalia (Africa)


• 11°20′N, 49°45′E; 2,000 m asl: Bari Region, Migiurtinia, Uar Medò mountain group [ Warmadoow ] lichen. Franceschi (1957)GoogleMaps 

Record numbers. Somalia: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. This species has only two reports from the type locale and China ( Yang 2002a), but the disjunct distribution suggests an error. Further analysis is required to verify this species and whether it is endemic to Somalia.