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  Family Adinetidae

Genus Adineta

    Species A. barbata -- North America.
    Species A. cuneata -- North America.
    Species A. gracilis -- North America.
    Species A. longicornis -- North America.
    Species A. steineri -- North America.
    Species A. vaga -- North America.
    Species A. acuticornis
    Species A. bartosi
    Species A. elongata
    Species A. glauca
    Species A. grandis
    Species A. oculata
    Species A. ricciae
    Species A. tuberculosa

Taxon Information

The Genus Adineta 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

  • Adineta, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Adineta, (Segers, 2007).
  • Adineta, about 10 species in shallow littoral (Smith, 2001).
  • Adineta, (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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