Echiniscus limai, Kaczmarek, 2017

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 13

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Echiniscus limai


22. Echiniscus limai  da Cunha & do Nascimento Ribeiro, 1964 [T]

Echiniscus limai  sp. n. (da Cunha & do Nascimento Ribeiro 1964)

Terra typica  : Angola (Africa)


• 07°25′S, 15°06′E; 850 m asl: Type Locality: Uíge Province, Mahondo , lichens. da Cunha & do Nascimento (1964)GoogleMaps 

Record numbers. Angola: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. The species has a disjunct Africa (type locale) and Asia distribution ( Beasley & Cleveland 1996; Kaczmarek & Beasley 2002; Li et al. 2008), suggesting that the Asian records need re-assessment.