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Anisonyches

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Anisonyches is a genus of tardigrades in the family Echiniscoididae.[1] The genus was first described and named by Leland W. Pollock in 1975. The genus name is a combination of the Greek aniso ("unequal") and onyches ("claws"), since Anisonyches have four claws each on the first three pairs of legs and three claws each on the fourth pair of legs.[2]

Species

According to Degma, Bertolani et Guidetti (2018),[1] this genus includes three species:

References

  1. ^ a b Degma; Bertolani; Guidetti (30 June 2018). Actual checklist of Tardigrada species (2009-2018) (PDF). 34th Ed. University of Modena. Retrieved 23 November 2018.
  2. ^ Pollock, L.W. (1975). "Observations on marine Heterotardigrada, including a new genus from the western Atlantic Ocean" (PDF). Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 16: 121–32.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)

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Anisonyches: Brief Summary

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Anisonyches is a genus of tardigrades in the family Echiniscoididae. The genus was first described and named by Leland W. Pollock in 1975. The genus name is a combination of the Greek aniso ("unequal") and onyches ("claws"), since Anisonyches have four claws each on the first three pairs of legs and three claws each on the fourth pair of legs.

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