Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Gastrotricha > Order Chaetonotida > Suborder Paucitubulatina > Family Chaetonotidae > Subfamily Chaetonotinae > Genus Heterolepidoderma

Heterolepidoderma arenosum Kisielewski, 1988

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HeterolepidodermaRemane, 1926accepted genus name


original description

Kisielewski, J. (1988). New records of marine Gastrotricha from the French coasts of Manche and Atlantic. 2. Chaetonotida, with descriptions of four new species Cah. Biol. Mar. 29(2): 187-213 In: Cahiers de Biologie Marine. Station Biologique de Roscoff: Roscoff. ISSN 0007-9723

basis of record

d'Hondt, J.-L.; van der Land, J. (2001). Gastrotricha, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 156-158

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Checklist of Gastrotricha by Antonio Todaro

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.





External Links



Todaro, A.; Hummon, W.; d'Hondt, J. (2014). Heterolepidoderma arenosum Kisielewski, 1988. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:114530




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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