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1 May 2018 Tardigrades of the Canopy: Milnesium burgessi nov. sp. (Eutardigrada: Apochela: Milnesiidae) a New Species from Kansas, U.S.A.
Sadie Schlabach, Emalee Donaldson, Kaylyn Hobelman, William R. Miller, Margret D. Lowman
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Milnesium burgessi nov. sp. is a new species of tardigrade described from the canopy of eastern Kansas, USA. This unique tardigrade of class Eutardigrada, order Apochela and family Milnesiidae is characterized by its smooth cuticle, six peribuccal lamellae, long primary branch of the claws with accessory points, a claw configuration of [3-3]-[3-3] and a buccal tube that is significantly shorter than other species.

Sadie Schlabach, Emalee Donaldson, Kaylyn Hobelman, William R. Miller, and Margret D. Lowman "Tardigrades of the Canopy: Milnesium burgessi nov. sp. (Eutardigrada: Apochela: Milnesiidae) a New Species from Kansas, U.S.A.," Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 121(1-2), 39-48, (1 May 2018). https://doi.org/10.1660/062.121.0204
Published: 1 May 2018
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