Mesobiotus snaresensis Horning, Schuster & Grigarick, 1978,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 51

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Mesobiotus snaresensis Horning, Schuster & Grigarick, 1978
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146. Mesobiotus snaresensis Horning, Schuster & Grigarick, 1978  [T]

MacRobiotus  snaResensis Horning, Schuster & Grigarick 1978  ( Binda & Pilato 1995a) Terra typica: Snares Islands  ( New Zealand)

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. Tanzania: 1; total 1.

Remarks. At present, this species from the harmsworthi  group is known only from New Zealand and Tanzania. All species from this group are quite similar and require careful taxonomic analysis of adults and egg morphology (see Kaczmarek et al. 2011 for diagnostic key).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Macrobiotidae

Genus

Mesobiotus

Loc

Mesobiotus snaresensis Horning, Schuster & Grigarick, 1978

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

MacRobiotus

Radiatus Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro 1991
1991
Loc

snaResensis

Horning, Schuster & Grigarick 1978
1978