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  Family Brachionidae

Genus Notholca (+ Argonotholca, + Pseudonotholca)

    Species N. angakkoq -- North America.
    Species N. bipalium -- North America.
    Species N. caudata -- North America.
    Species N. cornuta -- North America.
    Species N. foliacea -- North America.
    Species N. kostei -- North America.
    Species N. labis -- North America.
    Species N. laurentiae -- North America.
    Species N. michiganensis -- North America.
    Species N. psammarina -- North America.
    Species N. salina -- North America.
    Species N. squamula -- North America.
    Species N. striata -- North America.
    Species N. acuminata
    Species N. angulata
    Species N. baikalensis
    Species N. beta
    Species N. cinetura
    Species N. complexa
    Species N. cristata
    Species N. denterminata
    Species N. dongtingensis
    Species N. frigida
    Species N. gaigalasi
    Species N. grandis
    Species N. guidoi
    Species N. haueri
    Species N. hollowdayi
    Species N. japonica
    Species N. japonicus
    Species N. jashnovi
    Species N. jasnitzki
    Species N. jasnitzkii
    Species N. jugosa
    Species N. kozhovi
    Species N. lamellifera
    Species N. lapponica
    Species N. latistyla
    Species N. liepetterseni
    Species N. limnetica
    Species N. longispina
    Species N. lyrata
    Species N. marina
    Species N. mulleri
    Species N. olchonensis
    Species N. orbiculata
    Species N. pacifica
    Species N. rectospina
    Species N. tibetica
    Species N. triarthroides
    Species N. verae
    Species N. walterkostei
    Species N. ikaitophila

Taxon Information

The Genus Notholca has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Notholca, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Notholca, [Palearctic, Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental, Nearctic, Neotropical, Antarctic; 40 species worldwide, 13 Nearctic species] (Segers, 2008).
  • Notholca, (Segers, 2007).
  • Notholca, about 10 species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Argonotholca, rare in coastal waters, common in brackish areas [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Notholca, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Notholca, (Edmondson, 1959).
  • Argonotholca, (Edmondson, 1959).
  • Pseudonotholca, (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]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Rotifera (Wheel animals). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 129-190.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • Edmondson, W.T. 1959. Rotifera. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 420-494.

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