Calcarobiotus (Calcarobiotus) occultus Dastych, 1993,

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 42

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Calcarobiotus (Calcarobiotus) occultus Dastych, 1993
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120. Calcarobiotus (Calcarobiotus) occultus Dastych, 1993  [T]

CalcaRobiotus occultus  sp. n. ( Dastych 1993)

Terra typica  : Republic of South Africa (Africa)

Republic of South Africa:

• 25°44′S, 28°17′E; 1,350 m asl: Gauteng Province, Pretoria, Botanical Garden [ Pretoria National Botanical Garden ], moss on stone. Dastych (1993)GoogleMaps 

• 28°56′S, 29°09′E; 1,920 m asl: Type Locality: KwaZulu-Natal Province, Central Drakensberg [Drakensberg Mountains], Cathedral Peak area , meadow near artificially planted pine forest, soil between grass-tussocks. Dastych (1993)GoogleMaps 

• 28°58′S, 29°11′E; 1,940 m asl: 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: 4; total: 4.

Remarks. Outside the type locale, Republic of South Africa, a single specimen is recorded from Micronesia ( Van Rompu et al. 1996).