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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: Halechiniscus
Species: H. chafarinensis – H. greveni – H. guiteli – H. jejuensis – H. macrocephalus – H. paratuleari – H. perfectus – H. remanei – H. tuleari

Halechiniscus Richters, 1908

Lydella Dujardin, 1851
Microlyda Hay, 1906

Type species

Halechiniscus guiteli Richters, 1908

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. Halechiniscus – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Halechiniscus – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Halechiniscus is a genus of tardigrades in the family Halechiniscidae.[1] It was named and described by Ferdinand Richters in 1908.

The genus includes 11 species:[1]

Halechiniscus chafarinensis Grimaldi de Zio & Villora Moreno, 1995
Halechiniscus churakaagii Fujimoto, 2015
Halechiniscus greveni Renaud-Mornant & Deroux, 1976
Halechiniscus guiteli Richters, 1908
Halechiniscus jejuensis Chang & Rho, 2002
Halechiniscus macrocephalus Grimaldi de Zio, D’Addabbo Gallo & Morone De Lucia, 1988
Halechiniscus paratuleari Grimaldi de Zio, D’Addabbo Gallo & Morone De Lucia, 1988
Halechiniscus perfectus Schulz, 1955
Halechiniscus remanei Schulz, 1955
Halechiniscus tuleari Renaud-Mornant, 1979
Halechiniscus yanakaagii Fujimoto, 2015


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.


Richters (1908) Marine Tardigraden. [Marine Tardigrades] Zoologischer Anzeiger, vol. 33, p. 77-85 (integral text, archive).

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