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  Order Collothecaceae

Family Atrochidae

    Genus Cupelopagis -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Acyclus -- North America.
    Genus Atrochus -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Family Atrochidae 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

  • Atrochidae, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Atrochidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Autralasian; 4 species in 3 genera worldwide, 2 Nearctic species in 3 genera] (Segers, 2008).


  • 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]

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