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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: Echiniscoidea

Familia: Echiniscoididae
Genera: AnisonychesEchiniscoides

Echiniscoididae Kristensen & Hallas, 1980
cited sources

Kristensen, R.M. and Hallas, T.E., 1980, Zoologica Scripta 9(1–4): 113–127 [1]

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). [2]


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

The Echiniscoididae are a family of tardigrades, water-dwelling, eight-legged, segmented micro-animals. It is one of the four families in the Echiniscoidea order.[1][2]

The family of Echiniscoididae consists of the following subfamilies and genera:[2]

Echiniscoidinae Kristensen & Hallas, 1980
Anisonyches Pollock, 1975
Echiniscoides Plate, 1888
Isoechiniscoidinae Møbjerg, Kristensen & Jørgensen, 2016
Isoechiniscoides Møbjerg, Kristensen & Jørgensen, 2016


Echiniscoididae, World Register of Marine Species
Degma; Bertolani; Guidetti (30 June 2018). Actual checklist of Tardigrada species (2009-2018) (PDF). 34th Ed. University of Modena. Retrieved 23 November 2018.

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