Paramacrobiotus vanescens ( Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991 ),

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 57-58

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03ED740D-322F-7E7C-FF6B-F94C687FFEF8

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scientific name

Paramacrobiotus vanescens ( Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991 )
status

 

161. Paramacrobiotus vanescens ( Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991)  [T]

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

MacRobiotus vanescens Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro 1991  ( Binda & Pilato 1995a, Pilato et al. 2003) 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 ( TaRgionia hypophylla  ). Pilato et al. (2003)GoogleMaps 

Guinea:

• 09°31′N, 13°42′W; 0 m asl: Conakry Region, Conkary, moss ( BaRbula  sp.). Pilato et al. (2003)

Republic of Zambia:

• 17 ° 55 ′ S, 25 ° 52 ′ E; 890 m asl: Southern Province, near Livingstone, in the Victoria Falls gorge, mosses and leaf litter on soil. Zawierucha et al. (2012)

Tanzania:

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

• 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. Democratic Republic of Congo: 1, Guinea: 1, Republic of Zambia: 1, Tanzania: 2; total: 5.

Remarks. This species belongs to richtersi  group and is currently reported from a central band across Africa.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Macrobiotidae

Genus

Paramacrobiotus

Loc

Paramacrobiotus vanescens ( Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991 )

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

MacRobiotus vanescens

Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro 1991
1991