Journal of Forestry Research

, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 340–342 | Cite as

Two newly recorded species of the genus Hypsibius (Tardigrada; Hypsibiidae) from China

  • Li-zhi Wang
  • Zhen-min Lian
Short Communication


This paper reported two newly recorded species, Hypsibius convergens Urbanowicz, 1925 and Hypsibius hypostomus Bartoš, 1935, of the genus Hypsibius (Tardigrada; Hypsibiidae) from China. Both species were collected from Taibai Mt, Shaanxi Province. All specimens are deposited at the College of Life Sciences, Shaanxi Normal University, China.

Key words

Tardigrada Hypsibius taxonomy new record China 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Life SciencesShaanxi Normal UniversityXianP. R. China
  2. 2.Department of Life SciencesShaanxi Institute of EducationXianP. R. China
  3. 3.College of Life SciencesYanan UniversityYananP. R. China

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