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  Order Ploima

Family Lepadellidae (+ Colurellidae)

    Genus Colurella -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Lepadella -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Squatinella -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Paracolurella -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Family Lepadellidae 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

  • Lepadellidae, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Lepadellidae, [Palearctic, Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental, Nearctic, Neotropical, Pacific, Antarctic; 160 species in 4 genera worldwide, 67 Nearctic species in 4 genera] (Segers, 2008).
  • Lepadellidae, (Segers, 2007).


  • 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]

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