Unmasking hidden species diversity within the Ramazzottius oberhaeuseri complex, with an integrative redescription of the nominal species for the family Ramazzottiidae (Tardigrada : Eutardigrada : Parachela)

2018
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dc.abstract.enOutdated and inaccurate original descriptions of species nominal for genera or species complexes give birth to notorious difficulties in species identification and often translate into erroneous classifications of multiple species as one. This, in turn, results in severe overestimations of specific geographic ranges and ultimately in underestimations of the diversity of organisms living on our planet. Tardigrades, ubiquitous microscopic metazoans exhibiting relatively few taxonomically useful traits, bear many such problematic species. In this paper, we investigated, morphologically and molecularly, 10 European populations of Ramazzottius cf. oberhaeuseri (Doy ere, 1840), a putatively cosmopolitan nominal species for the family Ramazzottiidae. The analysis of COI sequences revealed eight potential species, including one from Paris, the type locality of R. oberhaeuseri, which we used to integratively redescribe the nominal taxon. The identification of seven further species in a handful of samples collected from a single continent explicitly shows the considerable undescribed species diversity within this group and puts in question the cosmopolitan distribution of R. oberhaeuseri. The integrative redescription of R. oberhaeuseri opens the opportunity for descriptions of other species in the complex.pl
dc.affiliationWydział Biologii : Instytut Zoologii i Badań Biomedycznychpl
dc.contributor.authorStec, Daniel - 191391 pl
dc.contributor.authorMorek, Witold - 218120 pl
dc.contributor.authorGąsiorek, Piotr - 215422 pl
dc.contributor.authorMichalczyk, Łukasz - 214269 pl
dc.date.accessioned2018-06-04T07:57:17Z
dc.date.available2018-06-04T07:57:17Z
dc.date.issued2018pl
dc.description.additionalBibliogr. s. 374-376pl
dc.description.number4pl
dc.description.physical357-376pl
dc.description.volume16pl
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/14772000.2018.1424267pl
dc.identifier.eissn1478-0933pl
dc.identifier.issn1477-2000pl
dc.identifier.urihttps://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/54665
dc.languageengpl
dc.language.containerengpl
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dc.subject.enCOIpl
dc.subject.encosmopolitismpl
dc.subject.encrypsispl
dc.subject.engeographic distributionpl
dc.subject.enRamazzottius oberhaeuseripl
dc.subject.enspecies delineationpl
dc.subject.enspecific ITS-2 primerspl
dc.subject.entardigradespl
dc.subtypeArticlepl
dc.titleUnmasking hidden species diversity within the Ramazzottius oberhaeuseri complex, with an integrative redescription of the nominal species for the family Ramazzottiidae (Tardigrada : Eutardigrada : Parachela)pl
dc.title.journalSystematics and Biodiversitypl
dc.typeJournalArticlepl
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