Mesobiotus radiatus Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 50

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-3226-7E74-FF6B-FA3969DEF8F0

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scientific name

Mesobiotus radiatus Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991
status

 

144. Mesobiotus radiatus Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991  [T]

MacRobiotus Radiatus  n. sp. (Pilato et al. 1991)

MacRobiotus Radiatus Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro 1991  (Binda et al. 2001) Terra typica  : Tanzania (Africa)

Democratic Republic of Congo:

• 00°04′S, 29°18′E; 1,950 m asl: North Kivu Province, outskirts of Lukanga, liverwort ( Plagiochila  poRelloides) (1 sample) and moss ( Entodon  sp.) (1 sample). Binda et al. (2001)

• 01°10′S, 28°28′E; 1,000 m asl: North Kivu Province, outskirts of Mohanga, lichen (1 sample) and moss ( BRachythecium velutinum  ) (1 sample). Binda et al. (2001)GoogleMaps 

Tanzania:

• 03°09′S, 35°29′E: Type Locality: Undefined locality, Arusha Region, Ngorongoro Volcano, mosses. Pilato et al. (1991)GoogleMaps 

Record numbers. Democratic Republic of Congo: 2, Tanzania: 1; total: 3.

Remarks. This relatively recently described species has a central, tropical African distribution.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Macrobiotidae

Genus

Mesobiotus

Loc

Mesobiotus radiatus Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

MacRobiotus

Radiatus Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro 1991
1991