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  Family Habrotrochidae

Genus Habrotrocha

    Species H. ampulla -- North America.
    Species H. angusticollis -- North America.
    Species H. annulata -- North America.
    Species H. aspera -- North America.
    Species H. bidens -- North America.
    Species H. collaris -- North America.
    Species H. constricta -- North America.
    Species H. eremita -- North America.
    Species H. flava -- North America.
    Species H. lata -- North America.
    Species H. ligula -- North America.
    Species H. maculata -- North America.
    Species H. microcephala -- North America.
    Species H. munda -- North America.
    Species H. pavida -- North America.
    Species H. pulchra -- North America.
    Species H. pusilla -- North America.
    Species H. reclusa -- North America.
    Species H. roeperi -- North America.
    Species H. rosa -- North America.
    Species H. tridens -- North America.
    Species H. acornis
    Species H. alacris
    Species H. amphichlaena
    Species H. angularis
    Species H. appendiculata
    Species H. baradlana
    Species H. bartosi
    Species H. brocklehursti
    Species H. bulbosa
    Species H. calosa
    Species H. caudata
    Species H. colliflectens
    Species H. crassa
    Species H. crenata
    Species H. cucullata
    Species H. cuneata
    Species H. curva
    Species H. curvicollis
    Species H. diarthrantenna
    Species H. elegans
    Species H. elliptica
    Species H. elusa
    Species H. elusa
    Species H. elusa
    Species H. filum
    Species H. flaviformis
    Species H. flexicollis
    Species H. fuhrmanni
    Species H. fusca
    Species H. fuscochlaena
    Species H. gibbosa
    Species H. gracilis
    Species H. gracilis
    Species H. gracilis
    Species H. granulata
    Species H. gulosa
    Species H. heinisi
    Species H. humilis
    Species H. incola
    Species H. iners
    Species H. insignis
    Species H. komareki
    Species H. lamellata
    Species H. leitgebii
    Species H. levis
    Species H. ligula
    Species H. longicalcarata
    Species H. longiceps
    Species H. longicollis
    Species H. longula
    Species H. mediocris
    Species H. megalocephala
    Species H. minima
    Species H. minuta
    Species H. modesta
    Species H. murrayi
    Species H. nodosa
    Species H. nodulata
    Species H. novemdens
    Species H. parvipes
    Species H. perforata
    Species H. pertinax
    Species H. placida
    Species H. plana
    Species H. porrecta
    Species H. praelonga
    Species H. puella
    Species H. quinquedens
    Species H. quinquedens
    Species H. quinquedens
    Species H. rara
    Species H. recumbens
    Species H. scabropyga
    Species H. scepanotrochoides
    Species H. schultei
    Species H. serpens
    Species H. solida
    Species H. solitaria
    Species H. sollicita
    Species H. soror
    Species H. spicula
    Species H. stenochlaena
    Species H. stenostephana
    Species H. strangulata
    Species H. subtilis
    Species H. sylvestris
    Species H. thermalis
    Species H. thienemanni
    Species H. tranquilla
    Species H. tridentata
    Species H. trilobata
    Species H. tripus
    Species H. valida
    Species H. vicina
    Species H. visa

Taxon Information

The Genus Habrotrocha 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

  • Habrotrocha, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Habrotrocha, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Autralasian, Pacific, Antarctic; 128 species worldwide, 22 Nearctic species] (Segers, 2008).
  • Habrotrocha, (Segers, 2007).
  • Habrotrocha, many species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Habrotrocha, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Habrotrocha, (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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