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  Family Euchlanidae

Genus Euchlanis (+ Dapidia)

    Species E. alata -- North America.
    Species E. arenosa -- North America.
    Species E. callysta -- North America.
    Species E. calpidia -- North America.
    Species E. deflexa -- North America.
    Species E. dilatata -- North America.
    Species E. hyphidactyla -- North America.
    Species E. incisa -- North America.
    Species E. lyra -- North America.
    Species E. meneta -- North America.
    Species E. oropha -- North America.
    Species E. phryne -- North America.
    Species E. pyriformis -- North America.
    Species E. triquetra -- North America.
    Species E. brahmae
    Species E. callimorpha
    Species E. conica
    Species E. contorta
    Species E. dactyliseta
    Species E. dapidula
    Species E. forcipata
    Species E. ligulata
    Species E. lucksiana
    Species E. mamorokaensis
    Species E. mikropous
    Species E. myersi
    Species E. pannonica
    Species E. parameneta
    Species E. parva
    Species E. pellucida
    Species E. perpusilla
    Species E. proxima
    Species E. semicarinata
    Species E. turfosa

Taxon Information

The Genus Euchlanis has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Euchlanis, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Euchlanis, (Segers, 2007).
  • Euchlanis, about 15 large species, some very common (Smith, 2001).
  • Euchlanis, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Euchlanis, (Edmondson, 1959).
  • Dapidia, (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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