Definition of families, subfamilies, genera and subgenera of the Eutardigrada, and keys to their identification
The systematic arrangement of the Eutardigrada has radically changed since 1969 due to the new evaluation of characteristics of the claws and of the bucco-pharyngeal apparatus and the use of some…
Notes on tardigrades of the Seychelles with the description of three new species
Three new species of terrestrial tardigrades of the Seychelles are described; each differs from the other species of the respective group in some characters of the eggs and in other characters (e.g. the absence of eyes, the presence of cuticular dots, and details of the bucco‐pharyngeal apparatus and of the claw shape).
Three new species of Diphascon of the pingue group (Eutardigrada, Hypsibiidae) from Antarctica
Three new species are described, Diphascon (D.) polare, D. dastychi and D. victoriae, from Victoria Land (Antarctica), which differ from other species of the pingue group in characters of the bucco-pharyngeal apparatus.
Notes on some tardigrades from Central Africa, with the description of a new species of Hypsibiidae
Eight species of African tardigrades are reported, including a new species. Hypsibius multituberculatus sp. n. has many small cuticular dorsal and lateral tubercles, two macroplacoids and septulum,…
Biogeography and Limno-terrestrial Tardigrades: Are They Truly Incompatible Binomials?
Biogeographical and biological data are provided supporting the possibility of using tardigrades to solve biogeographical problems at continental level.
Remarks on some tardigrades of the African fauna with the description of three new species of Macrobiotus Schultze 1834
Three species of tardigrades are recorded, two of them new for science; two species, Macrobiotus sapiens Binda & Pilato 1984 and Isohypsibius kristenseni Pilato et al. 1989, are new for the African fauna.
Eutardigrada from New Zealand, with descriptions of two new species
Macrobiotus semmelweisi sp.
Remarks on some species of tardigrades from South America with the description of Minibiotus sidereus n. sp.
Seven species of tardigrades are reported from Ecuador, one of which, Fractonotus caelatus (Marcus 1928) is new for South America and one, Minibiotus sidereus, is new for science. Minibiotus sidereus…
Milnesium tetralamellatum, new species of Milnesiidae from Africa (Eutardigrada)
A new species of Milnesiidae is described, Milnesium tetralamellatum, from Tanzania. It differs from Milnesium tardigradum Doyere 1840 essentially by having four peribuccal lamellae instead of six.
Three new species of eutardigrades from the Seychelles
Abstract Three new species of tardigrades are described from the Seychelles: Macrobiotus pseu‐docoronatus, Macrobiotus danielisae, and Hypsibius seychellensis. Macrobiotus pseudocoronatus sp. n.…