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Mesostygarctus  Renaud-Mornant, 1979
Taxonomic Serial No.: 155282

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Pseudostygarctus McKirdy, Schmidt and McGinty-Bayly, 1976
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mesostygarctus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bello, Giambattista, and Susanna de Zio Grimaldi  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny of the Genera of the Stygarctidae and Related Families (Tardigrada: Heterotardigrada)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologischer Anzeiger, vol. 237, no. 2-3   
  Page(s): 171-183   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0044-5231   
  Reference for: Mesostygarctus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Guidetti, Roberto, and Roberto Bertolani  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Tardigrade taxonomy: an updated check list of the taxa and a list of characters for their identification   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 845   
  Page(s): 1-46   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Online edition ISSN is 1175-5334:   
  Reference for: Mesostygarctus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ramazzotti, G., and W. Maucci  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title: Il Philum Tardigrada: III edizione riveduta e aggiornata   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Memorie dell'Istituto Italiano di Idrobiologia Dott. Marco de Marchi, vol. 41   
  Page(s): 1012   
  Publisher: Istituto Italiano di Idrobiologia   
  Publication Place: Verbania Pallanza, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0374-9118   
  Reference for: Mesostygarctus   

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  Comment: Guidetti and Bertolani (2005) do not mention Mesostygarctus Renaud-Mornant 1979, but do list a valid species Pseudostygarctus intermedius (Renaud-Mornant, 1979) "Amended by Bello & de Zio Grimaldi 1998." Bello & de Zio Grimaldi (1999 "1998") give a phylogenetic taxonomy treating Mesostygarctus as a subgenus of Pseudostygarctus, then give "revised, traditional definitions" in which they retain Mesostygarctus as valid, with type species M. intermedius Renaud-Mornant, 1979  



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