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Zoogeographic distribution of terrestrial/freshwater tardigrades from current literature

McInnes, Sandra J.. 1994 Zoogeographic distribution of terrestrial/freshwater tardigrades from current literature. Journal of Natural History, 28 (2). 257-352. 10.1080/00222939400770131

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Abstract/Summary

The literature on terrestrial and freshwater Tardigrada is relatively limited, being concerned with 617 species world wide. Many of the references are in obscure publications. This paper attempts to bring this information together, tabulating the numbers of tardigrade species recorded from terrestrial and freshwater habitats in various countries and the number of countries from which tardigrades have been recorded. Each record is cross-referenced to the author in the references. It is hoped this paper will serve as a reference point and background for further zoogeographic studies.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1080/00222939400770131
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Pre 2000 programme
ISSN: 0022-2933
Additional Keywords: Tardigrada, zoogeographic distribution, freshwater, terrestrial
Date made live: 28 Mar 2017 10:06 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/516669

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