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  Order Flosculariaceae

Family Testudinellidae

    Genus Testudinella -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Pompholyx -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Anchitestudinella

Taxon Information

The Family Testudinellidae 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

  • Testudinellidae, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Testudinellidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Autralasian, Pacific; 40 species in 3 genera worldwide, 19 Nearctic species in 2 genera] (Segers, 2008).
  • Testudinellidae, (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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