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  Family Lepadellidae

Genus Colurella

    Species C. obtusa -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. adriatica -- North America.
    Species C. anodonta -- North America.
    Species C. colurus -- North America.
    Species C. denticauda -- North America.
    Species C. dicentra -- North America.
    Species C. geophila -- North America.
    Species C. hindenburgi -- North America.
    Species C. mucronulata -- North America.
    Species C. paludosa -- North America.
    Species C. sinistra -- North America.
    Species C. sulcata -- North America.
    Species C. tesselata -- North America.
    Species C. uncinata -- North America.
    Species C. aemula
    Species C. aquaeducti
    Species C. bicuspidata
    Species C. collaris
    Species C. halophila
    Species C. lepta
    Species C. logima
    Species C. oblonga
    Species C. ornata
    Species C. oxycauda
    Species C. psammophila
    Species C. sanoamuangae
    Species C. marinovi
    Species C. salina
    Species C. unicauda

Taxon Information

The Genus Colurella 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

  • Colurella, [North America] (Wallace & Snell, 2010).
  • Colurella, (Segers, 2007).
  • Colurella, about 20 species, some common [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Colurella, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Colurella, (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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