Echiniscus kerguelensis Richters, 1904a,

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

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Echiniscus kerguelensis Richters, 1904a

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21. Echiniscus kerguelensis Richters, 1904a  sensu lato [T]

E. (E.) keRguelensis Richters  1904 ( Marcus 1936)

Terra typica: Kerguelen  Island (South Indian Ocean)


• 20°28′S, 16°39′E; 1,600 m asl [1,500 m asl]: Otjozondjupa Region, Otjiwarongo. Marcus (1936)

Record numbers. Namibia: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. The record for three eggs in exuvia and a two clawed juvenile, suggests a tentative identification. Originally described from the Kerguelen Islands in the southern Indian Ocean, this species requires a redescription from the type locality before the various records attributed to this species can be clarified.