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Pseudostygarctus intermedius  (Renaud-Mornant, 1979)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 710330

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mesostygarctus intermedius Renaud-Mornant, 1979
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  Current Standing: valid  
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 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumTardigrada  – tardigrades, water bears, tardigrades, tardígrado  
                ClassHeterotardigrada Marcus, 1927 – heterotardigrades  
                   OrderArthrotardigrada Marcus, 1927  
                      FamilyStygarctidae Schulz, 1951  
                         SubfamilyStygarctinae Schulz, 1951  
                            GenusPseudostygarctus McKirdy, Schmidt and McGinty-Bayly, 1976  
                               SpeciesPseudostygarctus intermedius (Renaud-Mornant, 1979)  

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  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   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0044-5231   
  Reference for: Pseudostygarctus intermedius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gallo D'Addabbo, Maria, Susanna De Zio Grimaldi, and Roberto Sandulli   
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Heterotardigrada of Two Submarine Caves in S. Domino Island (Tremiti Islands) in the Mediterranean Sea with the Description of Two New Species of Stygarctidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologischer Anzeiger, vol. 240, issue 3-4   
  Page(s): 361-369   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0044-5231   
  Reference for: Pseudostygarctus intermedius   
  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   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Online edition ISSN is 1175-5334:   
  Reference for: Pseudostygarctus intermedius   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  



  Comment: Bello & de Zio Grimaldi (1999 "1998") give a phylogenetic taxonomy that treats Mesostygarctus as a subgenus of Pseudostygarctus, though they also give "revised, traditional definitions" of the examined taxa and there retain Mesostygarctus as a valid genus, with type species M. intermedius Renaud-Mornant, 1979. Guidetti and Bertolani (2005) list this species as Pseudostygarctus intermedius (Renaud-Mornant, 1979) "Amended by Bello & de Zio Grimaldi 1998"  



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