Macrobiotus iharosi Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 46-47

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-323A-7E6B-FF6B-F8D969F2FDD9

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scientific name

Macrobiotus iharosi Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991
status

 

128. Macrobiotus iharosi Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991  [T]

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

MacRobiotus ihaRosi 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, lichen (1 sample) and moss ( BRachythecium velutinum  ) (1 sample). Pilato et al. (2003)GoogleMaps 

• 01°10′S, 28°28′E; 1,000 m asl: North Kivu Province, outskirts of Mohanga, moss ( Campylopus  cfr. fRagilis). Pilato et al. (2003)GoogleMaps 

Republic of South Africa:

• 29°44′S, 30°32′E; 750 m asl: KwaZulu-Natal Province, Tala Private Game Reserve , lichen on tree ( Acacia  ). Meyer & Hinton (2009)GoogleMaps 

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: 2, Republic of South Africa: 1, Tanzania: 2; total: 5.

Remarks. Like other members of the hufelandi  group, this species requires careful taxonomic analysis, including egg morphology, to properly differentiate the individual species (see Bertolani & Rebecchi 1993 for the review). This recently described species is currently reported from central and southern Africa.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Macrobiotidae

Genus

Macrobiotus

Loc

Macrobiotus iharosi Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro, 1991

Kaczmarek, Łukasz 2017
2017
Loc

MacRobiotus ihaRosi

Pilato, Binda & Catanzaro 1991
1991