WoRMS taxon details

Styraconyx hallasi Kristensen, 1977

136708  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:136708)

accepted
Species
marine
Kristensen, R.M. (1977). On the marine genus Styraconyx (Tardigrada, Heterotardigrada, Halechiniscidae) with description of a new species from a warm spring on Disco Island. Astarte. 10: 87–91. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  ZMC Tard. Go 1, geounit Disko Island (Godhavn...  
Holotype ZMC Tard. Go 1, geounit Disko Island (Godhavn and Fortune Bay) [details]
Type locality contained in Greenlandic part of Baffin Bay  
type locality contained in Greenlandic part of Baffin Bay [details]
Distribution This species from the hallasi group was described from warm, radioactive, freshwater or slightly salty
springs along the...  
Distribution This species from the hallasi group was described from warm, radioactive, freshwater or slightly salty
springs along the coast of Greenland, and later it was reported from the subtidal zone in the Ionian Sea. In our
opinion, based on the specific habitat of the type locality, the presence of this species in marine subtidal
environments of the Ionian Sea needs confirmation. It is the only example of a member of a marine genus in
freshwater habitats (but see also Echiniscoides s. sigismundi). [details]
Guidetti, R.; McInnes, J. S.; Kristensen, M. R. (2018). World List of Tardigrada. Styraconyx hallasi Kristensen, 1977. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=136708 on 2018-09-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-02-06 16:25:13Z
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2007-05-07 21:50:40Z
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2008-09-30 13:24:43Z
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2015-04-20 05:34:13Z
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original description Kristensen, R.M. (1977). On the marine genus Styraconyx (Tardigrada, Heterotardigrada, Halechiniscidae) with description of a new species from a warm spring on Disco Island. Astarte. 10: 87–91. [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [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  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ZMC Tard. Go 1, geounit Disko Island (Godhavn and Fortune Bay) [details]
Paratype ZMC Tard. Go 1, geounit Disko Island (Godhavn and Fortune Bay) [details]
Paratype ZMC , geounit Disko Island (Godhavn and Fortune Bay) [details]
From editor or global species database
Distribution This species from the hallasi group was described from warm, radioactive, freshwater or slightly salty
springs along the coast of Greenland, and later it was reported from the subtidal zone in the Ionian Sea. In our
opinion, based on the specific habitat of the type locality, the presence of this species in marine subtidal
environments of the Ionian Sea needs confirmation. It is the only example of a member of a marine genus in
freshwater habitats (but see also Echiniscoides s. sigismundi). [details]