Echiniscus angolensis, da Cunha & Ribeiro, 1964

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 10

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-321E-7E4C-FF6B-FF7C69A0FD04

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scientific name

Echiniscus angolensis
status

 

8. Echiniscus angolensis  da Cunha & do Nascimento Ribeiro, 1964 [T]

Echiniscus angolensis  da Cunha & Nascimento Ribeiro, 1964 ( Van Rompu et al. 1991a) Echiniscus angolensis  da Cunha & Ribeiro, 1964 ( Middleton 2003)

Terra typica  : Angola (Africa)

Angola:

• 15°01′S, 13°22′E; 1,950 m asl: Type Locality: Huíla Province, Sá da Bandeira [Lubango], Boca da Humpata, lichens. da Cunha & do Nascimento (1964)GoogleMaps 

Botswana:

• 19°10′S, 23°25′E; 950 m asl: North West District, Moremi , lichen on tree. Middleton (2003)GoogleMaps 

Tanzania:

• 03°17′S, 37°31′E; ca. 1,500 m asl: Kilimanjaro Region, Kilimanjaro National Park, Marangu gate, rain forest, below tree line, river, pH 5.5, water temperature 12°C, benthos sample. Van Rompu et al. (1991a)

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Record numbers. Angola: 1, Botswana: 1, Tanzania: 1; total: 3.

Remarks. A species with a disjunct distribution, reported from Africa and South and Central America ( McInnes 1994, Kaczmarek et al. 2014, 2015), which potentially hides either more than one cryptic species, a rare species with very specific habitat requirements, or a species with Pan-tropical distribution.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Heterotardigrada

Order

Echiniscoidea

Family

Echiniscidae

Genus

Echiniscus

Loc

Echiniscus angolensis

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

Echiniscus angolensis

da Cunha & Ribeiro 1964
1964
Loc

Echiniscus angolensis

da Cunha & Ribeiro 1964
1964