Macrobiotus kurasi Dastych, 1981,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 47

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Macrobiotus kurasi Dastych, 1981


130. Macrobiotus kurasi Dastych, 1981  [T]

MacRobiotus kuRasi  sp. nov. ( Dastych, 1981)

Terra typica  : Uganda (Africa)


• 01°09′N, 34°31′E; ca. 4,100 m asl: Eastern Region, Kween District, Mount Elgon summit, Point John , moss on effusive rock. Dastych (1981)GoogleMaps 

• 00°22′N, 29°53′E; ca. 4,250 m asl: Type Locality: Western Region, Kasese District, Ruwenzori Mountains, 100 m below Scott Elliot Pass, moss on tree. Dastych (1981)

Record numbers. Uganda: 2; total: 2.

Remarks. This species is has not been reported outside the type locale.