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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: Coronarctidae
Genera: CoronarctusTrogloarctus

Coronarctidae Renaud-Mornant, 1974
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. Coronarctidae – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Coronarctidae – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

The Coronarctidae are a family of tardigrades.[1] The family was first described by Jeanne Renaud-Mornant in 1974.

The family consists of two genera, Coronarctus and Trogloarctus.[1]

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.

Further reading

Renaud-Mornant, 1974 : Une nouvelle famille de Tardigrades marins abyssaux: les Coronarctidae fam. nov. (Heterotardigrada). Series D, Natural Science, vol. 278, no 24, p. 3087-3090. (in French)

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