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  Family Philodinidae

Genus Pleuretra

    Species P. alpium -- North America.
    Species P. brycei -- North America.
    Species P. humerosa -- North America.
    Species P. africana
    Species P. bovicornis
    Species P. costata
    Species P. hystrix
    Species P. intermedia
    Species P. lineata
    Species P. proxima
    Species P. reticulata
    Species P. similis
    Species P. sulcata
    Species P. triangularis

Taxon Information

The Genus Pleuretra 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

  • Pleuretra, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Pleuretra, (Segers, 2007).
  • Pleuretra, about 4 rare species in mosses [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Pleuretra, (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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