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  Subfamily Chaetonotinae

Genus Lepidodermella

    Species L. squamata -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. triloba -- midwestern North America.
    Species L. amazonica
    Species L. aspidioformis
    Species L. broa
    Species L. limogena
    Species L. macrocephala
    Species L. minor
    Species L. serrata
    Species L. spinifera
    Species L. tabulata
    Species L. zelinkai

Taxon Information

The Genus Lepidodermella 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

  • Lepidodermella, [North America] (Strayer et al., 2010).
  • Lepidodermella, (Smith. D.G., 2001).
  • Lepidodermella, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Lepidodermella, (Zakarija, 1980).
  • Lepidodermella, (Rossino, 1979).
  • Lepidodermella, (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.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • 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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