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  Family Synchaetidae

Genus Synchaeta (+ Parasynchaeta)

    Species S. stylata -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. bicornis -- North America.
    Species S. grandis -- North America.
    Species S. grimpei -- North America.
    Species S. johanseni -- North America.
    Species S. kitina -- North America.
    Species S. lakowitziana -- North America.
    Species S. longipes -- North America.
    Species S. oblonga -- North America.
    Species S. pectinata -- North America.
    Species S. tavina -- North America.
    Species S. tremula -- North America.
    Species S. triophthalma -- North America.
    Species S. verrucosa -- North America.
    Species S. vorax -- North America.
    Species S. arcifera
    Species S. asymmetrica
    Species S. calva
    Species S. curvata
    Species S. cylindrica
    Species S. elsteri
    Species S. jollyae
    Species S. littoralis
    Species S. pachypoda
    Species S. pachypoida
    Species S. pontica
    Species S. prominula
    Species S. razelmi
    Species S. rufina
    Species S. tremuloida
    Species S. wesenberg-lundi
    Species S. atlantica
    Species S. bacillifera
    Species S. baltica
    Species S. cecilia
    Species S. fennica
    Species S. glacialis
    Species S. gyrina
    Species S. hutchingsi
    Species S. hyperborea
    Species S. monopus
    Species S. neapolitana
    Species S. rousseleti
    Species S. squamadigitata
    Species S. tamara

Taxon Information

The Genus Synchaeta 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

  • Synchaeta, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Synchaeta, (Segers, 2007).
  • Synchaeta, about 15 species, several of which are common; some species occur in salt and brackish water [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Synchaeta, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Synchaeta, (Edmondson, 1959).
  • Parasynchaeta, (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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