Isohypsibius elegans Binda & Pilato, 1971b,

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

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03ED740D-3234-7E66-FF6B-FC916F04FA40

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scientific name

Isohypsibius elegans Binda & Pilato, 1971b
status

sensu lato

97. Isohypsibius elegans Binda & Pilato, 1971b  sensu lato [T]

Terra typica  : Italy (Europe)

Algeria:

• 36°53′N, 07°39′E; 800 m asl: Annaba Province, Massif of Eldough [Edough Mountains]. Binda & Pilato (1987)GoogleMaps 

• 36°46′N, 05°06′E; 400 m asl: Béjaïa Province, Pic des Singes. Binda & Pilato (1987)GoogleMaps 

Libya:

• 32°46′N, 22°38′E; 0 m asl: Derna District, Derna, moss. Pilato & Pennisi (1976)GoogleMaps 

• 32°29′N, 20°50′E; 350 m asl: Marj District, Barce [Marj], moss. Pilato & Pennisi (1976)

Tunisia:

• 36°57′N, 08°45′E; 0 m asl: Jendouba Governorate, surroundings of Tabarka. Binda & Pilato (1987)GoogleMaps 

• 36°50′N, 10°19′E; 0 m asl: Tunis Governorate, Salammbo. Binda & Pilato (1987)GoogleMaps 

• 36°46'36''N, 08°42'45''E; 784 m asl: Jendouba Governorate, Beni M'tir, urban, moss on soil. Gąsiorek et al. (2017)GoogleMaps 

• 36°46′N, 08°41′E; 650 m asl: Jendouba Governorate, surroundings of Ain Draham [Ayn Drahim]. Binda & Pilato (1987)GoogleMaps 

• 36°44'21''N, 08°43'47''E; 516 m asl: Jendouba Governorate, Beni M'tir, forest, moss on soil. Gąsiorek et al. (2017)GoogleMaps 

Record numbers. Algeria: 2, Libya: 2, Tunisia: 5; total: 9.

Remarks. The nominal species for a group of morphologically similar species requiring very carefully examination, especially in terms of claw structure and cuticle sculpture, to ensure correct identification (Pilato et al. 1982). Recorded from the Palaearctic, Canada and Australia ( Jørgensen & Kristensen 1991, McInnes 1994, Van Rompu et al. 2000)