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  Order Flosculariaceae

Family Flosculariidae

    Genus Floscularia -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Lacinularia -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Ptygura -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Limnias -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Sinantherina -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Beauchampia -- North America.
    Genus Octotrocha -- North America.
    Genus Pentatrocha

Taxon Information

The Family Flosculariidae 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

  • Flosculariidae, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Flosculariidae, [Palearctic, Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental, Nearctic, Neotropical, Pacific, Antarctic; 50 species in 7 genera worldwide, 38 Nearctic species in 7 genera] (Segers, 2008).
  • Flosculariidae, (Edmondson, 1959).


  • 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]
  • Edmondson, W.T. 1959. Rotifera. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 420-494.

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