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  Order Plumatellida

Family Lophopodidae

    Genus Lophopodella -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Lophopus -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Asajirella

Taxon Information

The Family Lophopodidae 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

  • Lophopodidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 7 species in 3 genera worldwide, 2 Nearctic species in 2 genera] (Massard & Geimer, 2008).
  • Lophopodidae, (Smith, 2001).
  • Lophopodidae, (Rogick, 1959).


  • 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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