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  Subfamily Chaetonotinae

Genus Aspidiophorus

    Species A. paradoxus -- North America.
    Species A. aster
    Species A. bibulbosus
    Species A. bisquamosus
    Species A. brahmsi
    Species A. heterodermus
    Species A. lamellophorus
    Species A. lilloensis
    Species A. longichaetus
    Species A. marinus
    Species A. mediterraneus
    Species A. microsquamatus
    Species A. multitubulatus
    Species A. oculifer
    Species A. ophiodermus
    Species A. ornatus
    Species A. paramediterraneus
    Species A. pleustonicus
    Species A. polonicus
    Species A. polystictos
    Species A. pori
    Species A. schlitzensis
    Species A. semirotundus
    Species A. slovinensis
    Species A. squamulosus
    Species A. tatraensis
    Species A. tentaculatus
    Species A. tetrachaetus

Taxon Information

The Genus Aspidiophorus has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Aspidiophorus, [North America] (Strayer et al., 2010).
  • Aspidiophorus, (Smith. D.G., 2001).
  • Aspidiophorus, (Rossino, 1979).
  • Aspidiophorus, (Brunson, 1959).


  • Strayer, D.L., W.D. Hummon & R. Hochberg. 2010. Gastrotricha. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 163-172.
  • Smith. D.G. 2001. Gastrotricha. Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 117-128.
  • Rossino, G. 1979. Gastrotricha of Kettle Moraine State Park. M.S. Thesis, Loyola University, Chicago. 70 pp.
  • Brunson, R.B. 1959. Gastrotricha. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 406-419.

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