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  Subfamily Chaetonotinae

Genus Heterolepidoderma

    Species H. illinoisensis -- Wisconsin!
    Species H. gracile -- midwestern North America.
    Species H. ocellatum -- midwestern North America.
    Species H. arenosum
    Species H. armatum
    Species H. axi
    Species H. brevitabulatum
    Species H. clipeatum
    Species H. contectum
    Species H. dimentmani
    Species H. fallax
    Species H. famaillensis
    Species H. foliatum
    Species H. grandiculum
    Species H. hermaphroditum
    Species H. istrianum
    Species H. jureiense
    Species H. kossinensis
    Species H. lamellatum
    Species H. longicaudata
    Species H. loricatum
    Species H. macrops
    Species H. majus
    Species H. marinum
    Species H. multiseriatum
    Species H. obesum
    Species H. obliquum
    Species H. patella
    Species H. pineisquamatum
    Species H. tenuisquamatum

Taxon Information

The Genus Heterolepidoderma 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

  • Heterolepidoderma, [North America] (Strayer et al., 2010).
  • Heterolepidoderma, (Smith. D.G., 2001).
  • Heterolepidoderma, (Zakarija, 1980).
  • Heterolepidoderma, (Rossino, 1979).
  • Heterolepidoderma, (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.
  • Zakarija, J.L. 1980. Gastrotricha of Central Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis, Loyola University, Chicago. 85 pp.
  • 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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