Echiniscus quadrispinosus brachyspinosus Bartoš, 1934, Bartos, 1934

Fontoura, Paulo, Pilato, Giovanni & Lisi, Oscar, 2008, Echiniscidae (Tardigrada, Heterotardigrada) from Faial and Pico Islands, the Azores, with the description of two new species, Zootaxa 1693, pp. 49-61: 55

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.180650

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Echiniscus quadrispinosus brachyspinosus Bartoš, 1934
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Echiniscus quadrispinosus brachyspinosus Bartoš, 1934  

Material examined: One female 183.1 µm long, from Terras do Pico, Pico Island, mounted in Hoyer’s medium.

Apart from filament A (37.3 µm long), all lateral and dorsal appendages are spines: C, 19.2 µm long; D, 19.5 µm long; E, 19.5 µm long; C d, 4.6 µm long; and D d, 7.0 µm long.

The species is considered cosmopolitan; the form brachyspinosus in recorded from the Carpathians, North America, Vietnam and New Zealand.