Isohypsibius granulifer Thulin, 1928,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 36-37

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-3234-7E61-FF6B-F9EE6FEEFEAD

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scientific name

Isohypsibius granulifer Thulin, 1928
status

sensu lato

98. Isohypsibius granulifer Thulin, 1928  sensu lato [F]

Hypsibius  (I.) gRanulifeR Thulin, 1928  ( Haspeslagh 1982)

Terra typica  : Sweden (Europe)

Ivory Coast:

• 06°51′N, 06°27′W; 250 m asl: Haut-Sassandra Region, between the rivers Bandama and Sassandra, Daloa (road to Issia), pond in the jungle. Marcus (1933)

Kenya:

• 00°09′S, 37°18′E; 4,345 m asl: Nyeri County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Oblong Tarn, shore, sediments and gravel. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°09′S, 37°18′E; 4,485 m asl: Nyeri County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Nanyuki Tarn, shore, silt with plant debris and sandy gravel. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°09′S, 37°19′E; 4,439 m asl: Meru County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Lower Kami Tarn, shore, sediments. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°10′S, 37°18′E; 4,270 m asl: Nyeri County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Teleki Tarn, small effluent and shallow pond, silt, sediments and sandy gravel. Haspeslagh (1982)

• 00°10′S, 37°19′E; 4,310 m asl: Meru County, Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya, Upper Thompson Tarn, shore, sediments. Haspeslagh (1982)

Record numbers. Ivory Coast: 1; Kenya: 5; total: 6.

Remarks. The Holarctic distribution of this species suggests the single locality in Brazil (Kaczmarek et al. 2014) and the African records could belong to another species. The original species description ( Thulin 1928) requires a modern re-description of type material.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Hypsibiidae

Genus

Isohypsibius

Loc

Isohypsibius granulifer Thulin, 1928

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

gRanulifeR

Thulin 1928
1928
Loc

Hypsibius

Ehrenberg 1848
1848