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  Family Macrobiotidae

Genus Minibiotus

    Species M. pustulatus -- North America.
    Species M. acontistus
    Species M. aculeatus
    Species M. africanus
    Species M. allani
    Species M. aquatilis
    Species M. asteris
    Species M. bisoctus
    Species M. claxtonae
    Species M. constellatus
    Species M. continuus
    Species M. crassidens
    Species M. decrescens
    Species M. diphasconides
    Species M. eichhorni
    Species M. ethelae
    Species M. fallax
    Species M. floriparus
    Species M. formosus
    Species M. furcatus
    Species M. granatai
    Species M. gumersindoi
    Species M. harrylewisi
    Species M. hispidus
    Species M. hufelandioides
    Species M. intermedius
    Species M. julietae
    Species M. keppelensis
    Species M. maculartus
    Species M. marcusi
    Species M. milleri
    Species M. orthofasciatus
    Species M. pilatus
    Species M. poricinctus
    Species M. ramazzottii
    Species M. scopulus
    Species M. sidereus
    Species M. stuckenbergi
    Species M. subintermedius
    Species M. taiti
    Species M. vinciguerrae
    Species M. weglarskae
    Species M. weinerorum
    Species M. wuzhishanensis
    Species M. xavieri

Taxon Information

The Genus Minibiotus has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Minibiotus, [North America] (Nelson et al., 2010).
  • Minibiotus, [North America] (Smith, 2001).


  • Nelson, D.R., R. Guidetti & L. Rebecchi. 2010. Tardigrada. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 455-484.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Tardigrada (Water bears). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 227-243.

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