Echiniscus granulatus ( Doyère, 1840 ),

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 12-13

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03ED740D-321C-7E49-FF6B-F8A96880FDBD

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scientific name

Echiniscus granulatus ( Doyère, 1840 )
status

 

20. Echiniscus granulatus ( Doyère, 1840)  [T]

Echiniscus  (E.) gRanulatus  ( Doy., 1840) (Binda 1971) E. gRanulatus  ( Ramløv & Kristensen 1985)

E. (E.) gRanulatus ( Doyère, 1840)  ( Séméria (1986) Terra typica  : France (Europe)

Algeria:

• 36°28′N, 04°14′E; 1,700 m asl: Tizi Ouzou Province, Massif of Djurdjura (Assouille depression). Binda & Pilato (1987)GoogleMaps 

Morocco:

• 33°31′N, 05°07′W; 1,650 m asl: Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Ras al Ma [Res el Ma], mosses on trees ( Cedrus  ) and rocks. Séméria (1986)GoogleMaps 

• 32°56′N, 05°40′W; 1,700 m asl [850 m asl]: Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Khénifra, moss. Binda (1971)

• 32°25′N, 05°13′W; 1,750 m asl: Meknès-Tafilalet Region, S of Azrou , cedar forest, moss on limestone boulders in the forest glade and moss on soil, fallen branches and stems (2 samples). Ramløv & Kristensen (1985)GoogleMaps 

• 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. Algeria: 1, Morocco: 5; total: 6.

Remarks. Originally described from France, this species has mainly been reported from Europe and Asia, indicating a Palaearctic distribution. The few records outside this area (see: McInnes 1994), need confirmation.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Heterotardigrada

Order

Echiniscoidea

Family

Echiniscidae

Genus

Echiniscus

Loc

Echiniscus granulatus ( Doyère, 1840 )

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

Echiniscus

C. A. S. Schultze 1840
1840
Loc

gRanulatus ( Doyère, 1840 )

Doyere 1840
1840