Tardigrada


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Tardigrada

(taxonomy) 1 (formerly) sloths; (now) Bradypodidae.a group of small, transparent 8-limbed ARTHROPODS often classified as ARACHNIDS. Note that the name has been used to denote two different animal taxons.
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a new species of Tardigrada (Eutardigrada, Hypsibiidae) from the Azores and a key to the species of the D.
Ecological factors determining distribution of Tardigrada in Costa Rican rain forests.
The smallest and most ancient representative of the genus Megatherium Cuvier, 1796 (Xenarthra, Tardigrada, Megatheriidae), from the Pliocene of the Bolivian Altiplano.
Tardigrada and Enchytraeidae were more abundant at high BD.
First molecular evidence for the existence of a Tardigrada + Ar-thropoda clade.
Records exist of organisms of the following groups, simultaneously inhabiting the phytotelmata of a single bromeliad: Protozoa, Nematoda, Oligochaeta, copepoda, Cladocera, Ostracoda, Tardigrada, Insecta, Arachnida and Amphibia (Greeney, 2001; Kitching, 2000; Laessle, 1961; Picado, 1913).
Una criatura sentimental y tardigrada desde los origenes.
Current studies on phylum Tardigrada and its importance in medicine
In Volume 99, 1978, a survey was done of the little studied group, Tardigrada, in Oklahoma.
Gastrotricha, Tardigrada and Nematoda were difficult species to identify; therefore they were analyzed only for methods performance in relation to fauna density.
The species list included only freshwater taxa, among them several eumeiobenthic Harpacticoida and Tardigrada rare or lacking in our material, and much more species of Nematoda, while not all Oligochaeta were identified.
As preguicas sao mamiferos euterianos, pertencentes a ordem Edentata, sub-ordem Xenarthra, infra-ordem Tardigrada, familia Bradipodidae.