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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Tardigrada
Classis: Heterotardigrada
Ordo: Arthrotardigrada

Familia: Halechiniscidae
Subfamilia: Halechiniscinae
Genus: Chrysoarctus
Species: C. briandi – C. flabellatus

Chrysoarctus Renaud-Mornant, 1984
Type species

Chrysoarctus briandi Renaud-Mornant, 1984

other references

Guidetti, R. and Bertolani, R., 2005. Tardigrade taxonomy: an updated check list of the taxa and a list of characters for their identification. Zootaxa, issue 845: 1–46. Abstract
Degma, P., Bertolani, R., Guidetti, R., 2010. Actual checklist of Tardigrada species (Ver. 12: 16–04-2010). [1]


Zicha, Ondřej et al. Chrysoarctus – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Chrysoarctus – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Chrysoarctus is a genus of tardigrades, in the subfamily Halechiniscinae which is part of the family Halechiniscidae.[1] The genus was named and described by Jeanne Renaud-Mornant in 1984.

The genus includes two species:[1]

Chrysoarctus briandi Renaud-Mornant, 1984
Chrysoarctus flabellatus (Grimaldi de Zio, D'Addabbo Gallo, Morone De Lucia, Vaccarella & Grimaldi, 1982)


Degma, Peter; Bertolani, Roberto; Guidetti, Roberto (30 June 2018). Actual checklist of Tardigrada species (2009-2018) (PDF). 34th Ed. University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Retrieved 26 November 2018.


Renaud-Mornant, 1984 : Halechiniscidae (Heterotardigrada) de la campagne Benthedi, Canal du Mozambique. Bulletin from the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Section A: Zoology Biology and Ecological Animals, vol. 6, no 1, p. 67-88.

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