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TARDIGRADA (waterbears)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Taxon Summary # images # photos Date Vice-county Country
Tardigrada 1 1 21 Dec 1969 East Sussex England


Rank Taxon #photos #microphotos
Class EUTARDIGRADA Richters, 1926 (a class of waterbears)    
Order PARACHELA Schuster, Nelson, Grigarick & Christenberry, 1980 (an order of waterbears)    
Family HYPSIBIIDAE Pilato, 1969 (a family of waterbears)   3
Family MACROBIOTIDAE Thulin, 1928 (a family of waterbears)    
Species Macrobiotus hufelandi Schultze, 1834 (a waterbear) 1  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Brauer, A., 1909 Araneae, Acarina und Tardigrada
Cuénot, L., 1932 Tardigrades
Morgan, C.I. & King, P.E., 1976 British Tardigrades


European Limnofauna: European Limnofauna


Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1990 The Marine Fauna of the British Isles and north-west Europe

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 3 general literature references to TARDIGRADA (waterbears)

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BioInfo BioInfo ( has 8 feeding and other relationships of TARDIGRADA (waterbears)

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