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  Family Dicranophoridae

Genus Wierzejskiella

    Species W. elongata -- North America.
    Species W. ricciae -- North America.
    Species W. velox -- North America.
    Species W. fluviatilis
    Species W. sabulosa
    Species W. vagneri
    Species W. ambigua
    Species W. marina
    Species W. subterranea

Taxon Information

The Genus Wierzejskiella 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

  • Wierzejskiella, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Wierzejskiella, (Segers, 2007).
  • Wierzejskiella, 3 uncommon species; most common in sandy beaches (Smith, 2001).
  • Wierzejskiella, (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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