Milnesium tardigradum  Doyère, 1840

 

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  1. Names
  2. Description
  3. Images
  4. Morphometry
  5. Molecular data
  6. Distribution
  7. Sources
     

1. Former names and synonyms

      None.

 


2. Description
 

Population

Description

Source

Contributor

Neotype series

  1. Habitus
    Body white/transparent in small individuals and yellowish to brownish in large ones. Eyes present in the majority of examined individuals fixed in Hoyer’s medium.

  2. Cuticle
    Smooth, without granulation or pores. Two lateral cephalic papillae positioned laterally.

  3. Buccal apparatus
    Six peribuccal papillae (ventral papilla smallest) and six peribuccal lamellae around the mouth opening. Buccal tube cylindrical (anterior and posterior diameters similar). Pharyngeal bulb elongated, pear-shaped and without placoids or septulum.

  4. Legs and claws
    Slender. Primary branches on all legs with small, but distinct accessory points detaching from the branch at its greatest curvature. Secondary branches with rounded basal thickenings. Secondary branches of external claws I-III and posterior claws IV with two points, and secondary branches of internal claws I-III and anterior claws IV with three points (claw configuration: [2-3]-[3-2]). Single, long transversal, cuticular bars under claws I-III.

  5. Eggs
    Oval, smooth and deposited in exuvium.

  6. Remarks
    None.

Michalczyk et al. (2012)

£. Michalczyk, £. Kaczmarek

Poland.1

Same as the neotype series.

Unpublished

K. Zawierucha

 


3. Images
 

Population

Habitus

Cuticle

Buccal apparatus

Claws

Eggs

Contributor

Neotype series

[holotype||ventral view.1a|×40|PCM]
[holotype||ventral view.1b|×40|PCM]

?

[paratype||ventral view.2a|×100|PCM]
[paratype||ventral view.2b|×100|PCM]
[paratype||ventral view.2c|×100|PCM]

[holotype||claws II.1a|×60|PCM]
[holotype||claws II.1b|×60|PCM]
[holotype||claws II.1c|×60|PCM]
[holotype||claws IV.1a|×60|PCM]
[holotype||claws IV.1b|×60|PCM]
[holotype||claws IV.1c|×60|PCM]
[holotype||claws IV.1d|×60|PCM]
[holotype||claws IV.1e|×60|PCM]
[holotype||claws IV.1f|×60|PCM]

?

£. Michalczyk, £. Kaczmarek

Poland.1

[|ventral view.1|×20|PCM]

?

[|ventral view.1a|×60|PCM]
[|ventral view.1b|×100|PCM]
[|claws I.1a|×60|PCM]
[|claws I.1b|×60|PCM]
[|claws I.1c|×60|PCM]
[|claws IV.1a|×60|PCM]
[|claws IV.1b|×60|PCM]
[|claws IV.1c|×60|PCM]
[|claws IV.1d|×60|PCM]

?

K. Zawierucha

 


4. Morphometry
 

Population

Data

Source

Contributor

Neotype series

[15]

Michalczyk et al. (2012)

£. Michalczyk, £. Kaczmarek

Poland.1

[15]

Unpublished

K. Zawierucha

 


5. Molecular data
 

Population

Sequence

GenBank

Source

Contributor

Neotype series

COI
ITS2

JN664950
JF951049

Michalczyk et al. (2012)

£. Michalczyk, £. Kaczmarek

Poland.1

?

n/a

n/a

n/a

 


6. Distribution
 

Sample

Coordinates

Altitude

Location name

Substrate

Collection date

Source

Contributor

Germany.0
(locus neotypicus)

52°16'53''N
13°38'23''E

37 m asl

Germany, Wildau, Zeesen

moss and lichen from roof

02.2011

Michalczyk et al. (2012)

£. Michalczyk, £. Kaczmarek

Poland.1

52°24'11''N
16°53'19''E

88 m asl

Poland, Poznañ

moss from stone wall

06.2012

Unpublished

K. Zawierucha

 


7. Sources
 

Michalczyk, £., We³nicz, W., Frohme, M. & Kaczmarek, £. (2012) Redescriptions of three Milnesium Doyère, 1840 taxa (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Milnesiidae), including the nominal species for the genus. Zootaxa, 3154: 1-20.
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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