Macrobiotus rybaki sp. nov. – cuticular structures on legs: A, B. External granulation on leg III and II under PCM and SEM, respectively; C, D. A cuticular bulge (pulvinus) on the internal surface of legs III under PCM and SEM, respectively; E, F. Granulation on legs IV under PCM and SEM, respectively. Filled flat arrowheads indicate the granulation patch, empty flat arrowheads indicate pulvinus and filled indented arrowheads indicate muscle attachments. A and E assembled from several photos. Scale bars in μm.

  Part of: Vecchi M, Stec D (2021) Integrative descriptions of two new Macrobiotus species (Tardigrada, Eutardigrada, Macrobiotidae) from Mississippi (USA) and Crete (Greece). Zoosystematics and Evolution 97(1): 281-306.