Freshwater Tardigrades from Korea

한국 담수산 완보류

  • Moon, Seung-Yeo (Department of Zoology, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University) ;
  • Kim, Won (Department of Zoology, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University) ;
  • Chang, Cheon-Young (Department of Biology, College of Natural Sciences, Taegu University)
  • 문승여 (서울대학교 자연과학대학 동물학과) ;
  • 김원 (서울대학교 자연과학대학 동물학과) ;
  • 장천영 (대구대학교 자연과학대학 생물학과)
  • Published : 1989.12.01

Abstract

Tardigrades were collected in freshwater habitats, such as rivers, streams , lakes , ponds and rice paddies at 19 different localities in Korea, during the period of May 1986 -January 1988, and seven species were identified. Dactylobiotus dispar, Macrobiotus hufellandi, M. richtersi, Hypsibius convergnes, H. dujardini, Isohypsibius granulifer, and Pseudobiotus megalonix, Five species of these except D. disparand H. dujardini, are new to Korea, which are fully described and illustrated.