Macrobiotus drakensbergi Dastych, 1993,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 43

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-323D-7E6F-FF6B-FD996EEBFC5E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Macrobiotus drakensbergi Dastych, 1993
status

 

123. Macrobiotus drakensbergi Dastych, 1993  [T]

MacRobiotus dRakensbeRgi  sp. n. ( Dastych 1993)

TeRRa typica  : Republic of South Africa (Africa)

Republic of South Africa:

• 28°58′S, 29°11′E; 1,940 m asl: Type Locality: KwaZulu-Natal Province, Central Drakensberg [Drakensberg Mountains], Cathedral Peak area, Tarn Hills , moss on rocks (basalt). Dastych (1993)GoogleMaps 

• 29°26′S, 29°31′E; 1,660 m asl: KwaZulu-Natal Province, Central Drakensberg [Drakensberg Mountains], Cathedral Peak area, near Ukhahlamba (‘ Museum’s House’ ) [ Ukahlamba Drakensberg World Heritage Site ], moss on rocks. Dastych (1993)GoogleMaps 

Record numbers. Republic of South Africa: 2; total: 2.

Remarks. This species is currently endemic to the Republic of South Africa.