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  Order Plumatellida

Family Fredericellidae

    Genus Fredericella -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Internectella

Taxon Information

The Family Fredericellidae 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

  • Fredericellidae, [North America] (Wood, 2010).
  • Fredericellidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 6 species in 2 genera worldwide, 4 Nearctic species in 1 genera] (Massard & Geimer, 2008).
  • Fredericellidae, 3 species, 1 very common [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Fredericellidae, (Rogick, 1959).


  • Wood, T.S. 2010. Bryozoans. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 437-454.
  • Massard, J.A. & G. Geimer. 2008. Global diversity of bryozoans (Bryozoa or Ectoprocta) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 93-99. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Ectoprocta (Moss animals). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 249-268.
  • Rogick, M.D. 1959. Bryozoa. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 495-507.

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