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  Family Dasydytidae

Genus Stylochaeta

    Species S. scirteticus -- midwestern North America.
    Species S. curviseta -- North America.
    Species S. fusiformis -- North America.
    Species S. longispinosa
    Species S. stylifera

Taxon Information

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

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

Literature Records

  • Stylochaeta, [North America] (Strayer et al., 2010).
  • Stylochaeta, rare, LA (Smith. D.G., 2001).
  • Stylochaeta, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Stylochaeta, (Rossino, 1979).
  • Stylochaeta, "One species in U.S." (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.
  • 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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