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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalechiniscus macrocephalus Grimaldi de Zio, D' Addabbo Gallo & Morone de Lucia, 1988 
AphiaID: 136696

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTardigrada (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterotardigrada (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrotardigrada (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalechiniscidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalechiniscinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalechiniscus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalechiniscus macrocephalus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalechiniscus Richters, 1908
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalechiniscus macrocephalus Grimaldi de Zio, D' Addabbo Gallo & Morone de Lucia, 1988
Sources  original description Grimaldi de Zio, S., D`Addabbo Gallo, M. & Morone de Lucia, M.R. (1988). Two new Mediterranean species of the genus Halechiniscus (Tardigrada: Heterotardigrada). Bolletino di zoologia. 55(1-4): 205-211., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/11250008809386618 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Italian part of the Ionian Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Adriatic Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorItalian part of the Adriatic Sea [details]
Ionian Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorItalian part of the Ionian Sea [details]
Tyrrhenian Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorItalian part of the Tyrrhenian Sea [details]
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Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Am 321/9, locality Ionian sea (Amendolara Shoal, Ionian Sea) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution This is a rare Mediterranean species reported mainly from the subtidal zone (including a marine cave)
down to ca. 100 m bsl, from sand and coralligenous and organogenic detritus. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:136696
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2016-02-04 16:26:33Z  changed  Guidetti, Roberto
  
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  Citation: Guidetti, R.; van der Land, J. (2016). Halechiniscus macrocephalus Grimaldi de Zio, D' Addabbo Gallo & Morone de Lucia, 1988. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=136696 on 2016-09-28
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