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Echiniscidae  Thulin, 1928
Taxonomic Serial No.: 155305

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumTardigrada Doyère, 1840 – tardigrades, water bears, tardigrades, tardígrado  
                ClassHeterotardigrada Marcus, 1927 – heterotardigrades  
                   OrderEchiniscoidea Richters, 1926  
                      FamilyEchiniscidae Thulin, 1928  
    Direct Children:  
                         Genus Acanthechiniscus Vecchi, Cesari, Bertolani, Jonsson, Rebecchi and Guidetti, 2016  
                         Genus Antechiniscus Kristensen, 1987  
                         Genus Barbaria Michalczyk, Gasiorek, Morek and Stec in Gasiorek et al., 2019  
                         Genus Bryochoerus Marcus, 1936  
                         Genus Bryodelphax Thulin, 1928  
                         Genus Claxtonia Gasiorek and Michalczyk in Gasiorek et al., 2019  
                         Genus Cornechiniscus Maucci and Ramazzotti, 1981  
                         Genus Diploechiniscus Vicente, Fontoura, Cesari, Rebecchi, Guidetti, Serrano and Bertolani, 2013  
                         Genus Echiniscus C. A. S. Schultze, 1840  
                         Genus Hypechiniscus Thulin, 1928  
                         Genus Kristenseniscus Gasiorek, Morek, Stec and Michalczyk, 2019  
                         Genus Mopsechiniscus Du Bois-Reymond Marcus, 1944  
                         Genus Multipseudechiniscus Schulte and Miller, 2011  
                         Genus Nebularmis Gasiorek and Michalczyk in Gasiorek et al., 2019  
                         Genus Novechiniscus Kristensen, 1987  
                         Genus Parechiniscus Cuénot, 1926  
                         Genus Proechiniscus Kristensen, 1987  
                         Genus Pseudechiniscus Thulin, 1911  
                         Genus Stellariscus Gasiorek, Suzuki, Kristensen and Michalczyk in Gasiorek et al., 2018  
                         Genus Testechiniscus Kristensen, 1987  
                         Genus Viridiscus Gasiorek and Michalczyk in Gasiorek et al., 2019  
                         Genus Zealandiscus Kaczmarek and Roszkowska, 2021  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Actual checklist of Tardigrada species v41, pdf (version 41th Ed.)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Degma, Peter, and Roberto Guidetti. 16-05-2022. Actual checklist of Tardigrada species (2009-2022, 41th Edition: 16-05-2022). Available from   
  Reference for: Echiniscidae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Echiniscidae   
  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, vol. 845   
  Page(s): 1-46   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Online edition ISSN is 1175-5334:   
  Reference for: Echiniscidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kristensen, Reinhardt Møbjerg / Bertolani, Roberto, ed.  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Generic revision of the Echiniscidae (Heterotardigrada), with a discussion of the origin of the family   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology of Tardigrades: Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on the Tardigrada, Modena, September 3-5, 1985   
  Page(s): 261-335   
  Publisher: MUCCHI   
  Publication Place: Modena, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 88-7000-108-3   
  Reference for: Echiniscidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thulin, Gustav  
  Publication Date: 1928   
  Article/Chapter Title: Über die Phylogenie und das System der Tardigraden   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Hereditas, vol. 11   
  Page(s): 207-266   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Authorship uncertain, as the family name had been used by 1909, and may trace back to the use by Haeckel (1896: 642)  



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