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  Superphylum Gnathifera

Phylum Rotifera (+ Rotatoria) (rotifers, wheel animals)

    Superclass Eurotatoria -- Wisconsin!
    Superclass Pararotatoria

Taxon Information

The Phylum Rotifera has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Rotifera, "1,583 species" (Zhang, 2011).
  • Rotifera, [1,800 described species] (Brusca & Brusca, 2003).
  • Rotifera, (Edmondson, 1959).
  • Rotatoria, [Wisconsin, USA] (Pennak, 1940).

Bibliography

  • Zhang, Z.-Q. 2011. Animal biodiversity: An introduction to higher-level classification and taxonomic richness. Zootaxa 3148: 7-12. [Available online]
  • Segers, H. 2011. Phylum Rotifera Cuvier, 1817. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa 3148: 231–233. [Available online]
  • Wallace, R.L. & T.W. Snell. 2010. Rotifera. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 173-235.
  • Segers, H. 2008. Global diversity of rotifers (Rotifera) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 49-59. [Available online]
  • Segers, H. 2007. Annotated checklist of the rotifers (Phylum Rotifera), with notes on nomenclature, taxonomy and distribution. Zootaxa 1564. 104 pp. [Available online]
  • Brusca, R.C. & G.J. Brusca. 2003. Invertebrates, 2nd edition. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland, Massachusetts. 936 pp.
  • Wallace, R.L. 2002. Rotifers: Exquisite Metazoans. Integrative and Comparative Biology 42: 660-667. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Rotifera (Wheel animals). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 129-190.
  • Edmondson, W.T. 1959. Rotifera. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 420-494.
  • Pennak, R.W. 1940. Ecology of the microscopic Metazoa inhabiting the sandy beaches of some Wisconsin lakes. Ecological Monographs 10(4): 537-615. [Available online]
  • Myers, F.J. 1930. The Rotifer Fauna of Wisconsin. V. The genera Euchlanis and Monommata. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts & Letters 25: 23-353. [Available online]
  • Harring, H.K. & F.J. Myers. 1928. The rotifer fauna of Wisconsin. IV. The Dicranophorinae. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters 23: 667-808. [Available online]
  • Harring, H.K. & F.J. Myers. 1926. The rotifer fauna of Wisconsin. III. A revision of the genera Lecane and Monostyla. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters 22: 315-423. [Available online]
  • Harring, H.K. & F.J. Myers. 1924. The rotifer fauna of Wisconsin. II. A revision of the notommatid rotifers, exclusive of the Dicranophorinae. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters 21: 415-529. [Available online]
  • Harring, H.K. & F.J. Myers. 1922. The rotifer fauna of Wisconsin. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters 20: 553-662.

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