Journal of Forestry Research

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 322–324 | Cite as

Newly recorded species of the genus Isohypsibius (Tardigrada; Hypsibiidae) from China

  • Wang Li-zhi 
  • Lian Zhen-min 


This paper reports two newly recorded species, Isohypsibius lunulatus Iharos, 1966 and Isohypsibius prosostomus Thulin, 1928, of the genus Isohypsibius (Tardigrada; Hypsibiidae) from China. The specimens of Isohysibius lunulatus were collected from Taibai Mt (34°18′N, 107°42′E) at 2,500 m a.s.l. and those of Isohypsibius prosostomus from Taibai Mt (34°10′N, 107°35′E) at 2,000 m above sea level. All specimens are deposited at the College of Life Sciences, Shaanxi Normal University, China. A key to the Chinese species of Isohypsibius was also given.


Tardigrada Taxonomy New record China 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Life SciencesShaanxi Normal UniversityXi’anP. R. China
  2. 2.Department of Life SciencesShaanxi Institute of EducationXi’anP. R. China
  3. 3.College of Life SciencesYanan UniversityYananP. R. China

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