Macrobiotus sapiens Binda & Pilato, 1984,

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Macrobiotus sapiens Binda & Pilato, 1984


137. Macrobiotus sapiens Binda & Pilato, 1984  [T]

Terra typica  : Italy (Europe)


• 24°07′S, 15°56′E: Undefined locality, Namib Desert, lichen. Pilato et al. (1991)

Record numbers. Namibia: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. This to hufelandi  group species with a disjunct distribution ( McInnes 1994) requires careful taxonomic analysis, including egg morphology, to properly differentiate the individual species (see Bertolani & Rebecchi 1993 for the review).