Pseudobiotus megalonyx ( Thulin, 1928 ),

Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2017, Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa, Zootaxa 4284 (1), pp. 1-74: 41

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Pseudobiotus megalonyx ( Thulin, 1928 )


116. Pseudobiotus megalonyx ( Thulin, 1928)  [T]

Hypsibius (Isohypsibius) megalonyx (Thul.)  ( Marcus 1933)

Terra typica  : Sweden (Europe)


• 32°46′N, 00°25′W; 1,000 m asl: Naâma Province, Aïn Sefra, Reservoir of Tiout Oasis , dry BRyum  turf. Marcus (1933)GoogleMaps 

Record numbers. Algeria: 1; total: 1.

Remarks. This report for Isohypsibius megalonyx  compares details with Hypsibius (Isohypsibius) augusti (Murray 1907)  , but, with the historical confusion between these species, the records from North Africa should be considered questionable.