Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Gastrotricha > Order Macrodasyida > Family Macrodasyidae > Genus Macrodasys

Macrodasys caudatus Remane, 1927

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MacrodasysRemane, 1924accepted genus name


original description

Remane, A. 1927. Beiträge zur Systematik der Süsswassergastrotrichen. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Jena 53, pp. 269-320, 12 figs.

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 Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Jouk, P.E.H., W.D. Hummon, M.R. Hummon & E. Roidou. 1992. Marine Gastrotricha from the Belgian coast: Species list and distribution. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie, 62: 87-90.

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

Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Todaro, A.; Hummon, W.; d'Hondt, J. (2014). Macrodasys caudatus Remane, 1927. 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:114607




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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