Mesobiotus montanus Murray, 1910,

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

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Mesobiotus montanus Murray, 1910
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142. Mesobiotus montanus Murray, 1910  [T]

M. montanus John Murr.  ?1906 ( Marcus 1936)

Terra typica  : South Island ( New Zealand)

Ivory Coast:

• 07°24′N, 07°33′W; 400 m asl: Tonkpi Region, above Man, the Ko, just above the water line of a mountain stream, wet moss on rocks. Marcus (1933)

Record numbers. Ivory Coast: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. This record, of four specimens from a particularly hydric habitat is unusual. Though originally described from New Zealand the (current) global distribution ( McInnes 1994a), suggests a species complex for which all records should be re-analysed.