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  Order Ploima

Family Dicranophoridae

    Genus Dicranophoroides -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Dicranophorus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Albertia -- North America.
    Genus Aspelta -- North America.
    Genus Balatro -- North America.
    Genus Donneria -- North America.
    Genus Dorria -- North America.
    Genus Encentrum -- North America.
    Genus Erignatha -- North America.
    Genus Myersinella -- North America.
    Genus Paradicranophorus -- North America.
    Genus Parencentrum -- North America.
    Genus Pedipartia -- North America.
    Genus Streptognatha -- North America.
    Genus Wierzejskiella -- North America.
    Genus Glaciera
    Genus Inflatana
    Genus Kostea
    Genus Wigrella

Taxon Information

The Family Dicranophoridae 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

  • Dicranophoridae, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Dicranophoridae, [Palearctic, Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental, Nearctic, Neotropical, Pacific, Antarctic; 181 species in 19 genera worldwide, 93 Nearctic species in 12 genera] (Segers, 2008).
  • Dicranophoridae, (Segers, 2007).
  • Dicranophoridae, (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]
  • Segers, H. 2007. Annotated checklist of the rotifers (Phylum Rotifera), with notes on nomenclature, taxonomy and distribution. Zootaxa 1564. 104 pp. [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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