WoRMS taxon details

Tetrakentron synaptae Cuénot, 1892

343574  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:343574)

accepted
Species
marine
Cuénot, L. (1892). Tardigrades. <em>In: Commensaux et parasites des Echinodermes, I. Revue Biologique du Nord de la France.</em> 5: 1–22. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in French part of the Celtic Sea  
type locality contained in French part of the Celtic Sea [details]
Distribution This species has been found only in Roscoff and a few neighbouring sites off the Brittany coast.  
Distribution This species has been found only in Roscoff and a few neighbouring sites off the Brittany coast. [details]

Taxonomy This is a monotypic genus that is closely related to the genus Styraconyx (based on claw structure)
(Land, van der 1975,...  
Taxonomy This is a monotypic genus that is closely related to the genus Styraconyx (based on claw structure)
(Land, van der 1975, Kristensen & Higgins 1984a).  [details]
Guidetti, R.; McInnes, S.J.; Kristensen, R.M. (2022). World List of Tardigrada. Tetrakentron synaptae Cuénot, 1892. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=343574 on 2022-08-10
Date
action
by
2008-04-09 14:04:46Z
created
2015-04-20 05:34:13Z
changed
2016-03-29 12:00:41Z
changed

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original description Cuénot, L. (1892). Tardigrades. <em>In: Commensaux et parasites des Echinodermes, I. Revue Biologique du Nord de la France.</em> 5: 1–22. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [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 
    Definitions

From editor or global species database
Distribution This species has been found only in Roscoff and a few neighbouring sites off the Brittany coast. [details]

Ecology It is a parasitic species associated exclusively with the
holothurian Leptosynapta galliennei (for more details on the biology of this species see Kristensen (1980)).
 [details]

Taxonomy This is a monotypic genus that is closely related to the genus Styraconyx (based on claw structure)
(Land, van der 1975, Kristensen & Higgins 1984a).  [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Habitat on sea cucumbers (Leptosynapta) [details]