Scutechiniscidae

Scutechiniscidae

[skü‚tek·ə′nis·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of heterotardigrades in the suborder Echiniscoidea, with segmental and intersegmental thickenings of cuticle.
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Echiniscus molluscorum, new tardigrade from the faeces of the land snail, Bulimulus exilis (Gmelin) in Puerto Rico (Tardigrada: Scutechiniscidae).
Echiniscus rnolluscorum, new tardigrade from the faeces of the land snail, Bulimulus exilis (Gmelin) in Puerto Rico (Tardigrada: Scutechiniscidae).