Acutuncus

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Acutuncus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Tardigrades
Class: Eutardigrada
Order: Parachaela
Family: Hypsibiidae
Genus: Acutuncus
Pilato & Binda, 1997
Binomial name
Acutuncus antarcticus
(Richters, 1904)

Acutuncus is a genus of tardigrade containing a single species, Acutuncus antarcticus.

Distribution[edit]

Acutuncus antarcticus lives in Antarctica, and South Georgia Island and the South Sandwich Islands.[1]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Dastych, 1991 : Redescription of Hypsibius antarcticus (Richters, 1904), with some notes on Hypsibius arcticus (Murray, 1907)(Tardigrada). Mitteilungen aus den Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institut, vol. 88, p. 141-159 (texte intégral)