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  Family Philodinidae

Genus Dissotrocha

    Species D. aculeata -- North America.
    Species D. macrostyla -- North America.
    Species D. bjoerki
    Species D. decembullata
    Species D. guyanensis
    Species D. hertzogi
    Species D. kostei
    Species D. pectinata
    Species D. schlienzi
    Species D. scutellata
    Species D. spinosa

Taxon Information

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

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

Literature Records

  • Dissotrocha, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Dissotrocha, (Segers, 2007).
  • Dissotrocha, about 5 species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Dissotrocha, (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.
  • Edmondson, W.T. 1959. Rotifera. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 420-494.

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