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  Family Mytilinidae

Genus Lophocharis

    Species L. oxysternon -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. hutchinsoni -- North America.
    Species L. salpina -- North America.
    Species L. ambidentata
    Species L. curvata
    Species L. gracilis
    Species L. kutikovae
    Species L. lepadelloides
    Species L. naias
    Species L. parva
    Species L. rubens
    Species L. turanica
    Species L. tutiurensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Lophocharis 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

  • Lophocharis, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Lophocharis, (Segers, 2007).
  • Lophocharis, several littoral species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Lophocharis, (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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