Macrobiotus sapiens Binda & Pilato, 1984,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 49

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-3227-7E75-FF6B-FF7C6CA9FE0B

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Macrobiotus sapiens Binda & Pilato, 1984
status

 

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

Terra typica  : Italy (Europe)

Namibia:

• 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).