Minibiotus Schuster et al.

Claxton, Sandra K., 1998, A revision of the genus Minibiotus (Tardigrada: Macrobiotidae) with descriptions of eleven new species from Australia, Records of the Australian Museum 50 (2), pp. 125-160: 126

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.3853/j.0067-1975.50.1998.1276

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4C7B3B68-1D65-4506-8B7F-08C2CF4C55AC

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4658322

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scientific name

Minibiotus Schuster et al.
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Genus Minibiotus Schuster et al.  

Minibiotus Schuster, Nelson, Grigarick & Christenberry, 1980: 294   .

Type species. Macrobiotus intermedius Plate, 1889: 535   .

Diagnosis. Macrobiotidae with ten peribuccal papulae, no peribuccal lamellae. Antero-ventral mouth; teeth in oral cavity absent or strongly reduced. Buccal tube short, rigid; narrow (12% or less ofbuccal tube length); wall thickened below point of insertion of stylet supports; stylet supports inserted at 73% or less of buccal tube length; ventral support short (62% or less of buccal tube length) and macroplacoid row length 42% or less ofbuccal tube length. Keys to species of Minibiotus  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Tardigrada

Class

Eutardigrada

Order

Parachela

Family

Macrobiotidae

Loc

Minibiotus Schuster et al.

Claxton, Sandra K. 1998
1998
Loc

Minibiotus

Schuster, R. O. & D. R. Nelson & A. A. Grigarick & D. Christenberry 1980: 294
1980