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  Family Testudinellidae

Genus Testudinella

    Species T. patina -- Wisconsin!
    Species T. ahlstromi -- North America.
    Species T. angulata -- North America.
    Species T. caeca -- North America.
    Species T. clypeata -- North America.
    Species T. discoidea -- North America.
    Species T. elliptica -- North America.
    Species T. emarginula -- North America.
    Species T. epicopta -- North America.
    Species T. incisa -- North America.
    Species T. mucronata -- North America.
    Species T. ovata -- North America.
    Species T. parva -- North America.
    Species T. reflexa -- North America.
    Species T. triangularis -- North America.
    Species T. tridentata -- North America.
    Species T. truncata -- North America.
    Species T. amphora
    Species T. andranomenensis
    Species T. aspis
    Species T. berzinsi
    Species T. bidentata
    Species T. brevicaudata
    Species T. brycei
    Species T. carlini
    Species T. coeca
    Species T. dendradena
    Species T. dicella
    Species T. gillardi
    Species T. greeni
    Species T. haueriensis
    Species T. husseyi
    Species T. insinuata
    Species T. intermedia
    Species T. kostei
    Species T. munda
    Species T. naumanni
    Species T. neboisi
    Species T. ohlei
    Species T. panonica
    Species T. pseudoclypeata
    Species T. pseudoelliptica
    Species T. robertsonae
    Species T. sculpturata
    Species T. semiparva
    Species T. sphagnicola
    Species T. stappersi
    Species T. striata
    Species T. subdiscoidea
    Species T. trilobata
    Species T. unicornuta
    Species T. vanoyei
    Species T. vidzemensis
    Species T. walkeri
    Species T. wuhanensis
    Species T. obscura

Taxon Information

The Genus Testudinella 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

  • Testudinella, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Testudinella, (Segers, 2007).
  • Testudinella, about 15 minutes species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Testudinella, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Testudinella, (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. 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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