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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: Orzeliscinae
Genus: Orzeliscus
Species: O. belopus – O. septentrionalis

Orzeliscus du Bois-Reymond Marcus, 1952

Type species: Orzeliscus belopus du Bois-Reymond Marcus, 1952
Additional references

Ramazzotti, G. & Maucci, W. 1983. Il Philum Tardigrada: III edizione riveduta e aggiornata. Memorie dell'Istituto Italiano di Idrobiologia Dott. Marco de Marchi 41: 1–1012. Reference page.
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. Orzeliscus – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Orzeliscus – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Orzeliscus is a genus of tardigrades in the family Halechiniscidae.[1] The genus was named and described by Eveline Du Bois-Reymond Marcus in 1952.

The genus includes two species:[1]

Orzeliscus asiaticus Lee, Rho & Chang, 2017
Orzeliscus belopus Du Bois-Reymond Marcus, 1952


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.


Du Bois-Reymond Marcus, 1952 : On South American Malacopoda. Boletim da Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras, Universidade de São Paulo, Zoology Series, vol. 17, p. 189-209.

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