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  Family Gastropodidae

Genus Ascomorpha (+ Chromogaster)

    Species A. ecaudis -- North America.
    Species A. minima -- North America.
    Species A. ovalis -- North America.
    Species A. saltans -- North America.
    Species A. agilis
    Species A. dumonti
    Species A. klementi
    Species A. minuta
    Species A. tundisii
    Species A. volvocicola

Taxon Information

The Genus Ascomorpha 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

  • Ascomorpha, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Ascomorpha, (Segers, 2007).
  • Ascomorpha, several plankton species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Chromogaster, probably two species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Ascomorpha, "Four species" (Edmondson, 1959).
  • Chromogaster, (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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