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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaiarctus variabilis D'Abbabbo Gallo, Grimaldi de Zio & Morone de Lucia, 1986 
AphiaID: 136706

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 editorStyraconyxinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaiarctus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaiarctus variabilis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaiarctus Renaud-Mornant, 1981
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaiarctus variabilis D'Abbabbo Gallo, Grimaldi de Zio & Morone de Lucia, 1986
Sources  original description D'Addabbo Gallo, M., Grimaldi de Zio, S. & Morone de Lucia, M.R. (1986). Description of two species of Halechiniscidae belonging to the sub-families Halechiniscinae and Styraconyxinae (Tardigrada: Heterotardigrada). Oebalia. 13: 69-75. [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]
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaldives part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Ionian Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorItalian part of the Ionian Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
Tyrrhenian Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorItalian part of the Tyrrhenian Sea [details]
From other sources
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 Amendolara 58/23, locality Ionian sea (Amendolara Bank) [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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This is a northern hemisphere species with a largely Mediterranean basin based distribution, but it has
also been reported from the Maldives, Indian Ocean. This subtidal species has been reported from different
types of sand and sediments, and also in marine caves. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:136706
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: van der Land, J. (2004). Raiarctus variabilis D'Abbabbo Gallo, Grimaldi de Zio & Morone de Lucia, 1986. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=136706 on 2016-07-29
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