- Volume 5 Issue 2
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)
- Published : 1989.12.01
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.