WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalechiniscus chafarinensis Grimaldi de Zio & Villora Moreno, 1995

136691  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:136691)

accepted
Species
marine
Grimaldi de Zio, S. & Villora-Moreno, S. (1995). Halechiniscus chafarinensis n. sp. (Halechiniscidae) a new marine Tardigrada from Alboran Sea (SW Mediterranean Sea). Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 36: 285–289. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  MNCN MCNM, locality Alboran Sea (Isabel II...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNCN MCNM, locality Alboran Sea (Isabel II Island, Chafarinas Archipelago, SE Alboran Sea. Coarse mineral (basaltic) sediment from a shallow sublittoral pool between Posidonia meadows.) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Moroccan part of the Alboran Sea  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Moroccan part of the Alboran Sea [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution This is a Mediterranean species reported...  
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution This is a Mediterranean species reported mostly from the subtidal zone (to ca. 40 m bsl). Although H.
chafarinensis was described from the Alboran Sea (coast of Chafarinas Islands), it was subsequently reported
mainly from the Adriatic Sea in the subtidal zone and marine caves around the Tremiti Islands. It has been
collected from a range of sand and detritus. [details]
Guidetti, R.; van der Land, J. (2017). Halechiniscus chafarinensis Grimaldi de Zio & Villora Moreno, 1995. In: Guidetti, R.; McInnes, J. S.; Kristensen, M. R. (2017). World list of Tardigrada. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=136691 on 2017-12-12

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original description Grimaldi de Zio, S. & Villora-Moreno, S. (1995). Halechiniscus chafarinensis n. sp. (Halechiniscidae) a new marine Tardigrada from Alboran Sea (SW Mediterranean Sea). Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 36: 285–289. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tardigrada, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 236 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Degma, P.; Bertolani, R.; Guidetti, R. (2009-2016). Actual checklist of Tardigrada species. (Assessed 10/02/2017) pp. 46., available online at http://www.tardigrada.modena.unimo.it/miscellanea/Actual%20checklist%20of%20Tardigrada.pdf [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNCN MCNM, locality Alboran Sea (Isabel II Island, Chafarinas Archipelago, SE Alboran Sea. Coarse mineral (basaltic) sediment from a shallow sublittoral pool between Posidonia meadows.) [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution This is a Mediterranean species reported mostly from the subtidal zone (to ca. 40 m bsl). Although H.
chafarinensis was described from the Alboran Sea (coast of Chafarinas Islands), it was subsequently reported
mainly from the Adriatic Sea in the subtidal zone and marine caves around the Tremiti Islands. It has been
collected from a range of sand and detritus. [details]