Echiniscus africanus Murray, 1907a,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 9

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scientific name

Echiniscus africanus Murray, 1907a
status

 

7. Echiniscus africanus Murray, 1907a  [T]

E. afRicanus  sp. n. ( Murray 1907a)

Echiniscus afRicanus  Murr. ( Murray 1913)

Echiniscus afRicanus  John Murray 1907 (da Cunha & do Nascimento 1964) Echiniscus afRicanus Murray  1907 ( Binda & Pilato 1995a)

Echiniscus  cf. afRicanus  (Murray, 1907) ( Middleton 2003)

Terra typica  : Republic of South Africa (Africa)

Angola:

• 07°47′S, 15°01′E; 650 m asl: Uíge Province, near Carmona [Uíge], Estate at Pumba Loge, mosses. da Cunha & do Nascimento (1964)

Lesotho:

• 29°19′S, 27°29′E; 1,550 m asl: Maseru District, Maseru, moss or lichen on tree or rock. Middleton (2003) • 29°38′S, 27°31′E; 1,750 m asl: Maseru District, Morija, moss or lichen on tree or rock. Middleton (2003) Republic of South Africa:

• 23°50′S, 29°59′E; 1,450 m asl: N Transvaal [Limpopo Province], Woodbush [Woodbush Forest Reserve]. Murray (1913) • 29°44′S, 22°44′E: Type Locality: Undefined locality, Cape Colony [Cape Province]. Murray (1907a) Tanzania:

• 03°12′S, 37°31′E; 2,200–2,400 m asl: Kilimanjaro Region, near Marangu [gate], outskirts of the entrance of Kilimanjaro National Park, mosses. Binda & Pilato (1995a)

Record numbers. Angola: 1, Lesotho: 2, Republic of South Africa: 2, Tanzania: 1; total: 6. Remarks. Species only recorded from continental Africa and an uncertain record from Vietnam ( Węglarska 1962).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Heterotardigrada

Order

Echiniscoidea

Family

Echiniscidae

Genus

Echiniscus

Loc

Echiniscus africanus Murray, 1907a

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

Echiniscus afRicanus

Murray 1907
1907
Loc

Echiniscus afRicanus

Murray 1907
1907
Loc

afRicanus

Murray 1907
1907
Loc

Echiniscus

C. A. S. Schultze 1840
1840