Current knowledge of freshwater gastrotrich fauna from Brazil is underestimated as only two studies are available. The present communication is a taxonomic account of the first-ever survey of freshwater Gastrotricha in Minas Gerais State. Samplings were carried out yielding six species of three Chaetonotidae genera: Aspidiophorus cf. pleustonicus,… (More)
A new species of Pseudostomella is described from sublittoral sands of the southern coast of Bahia State, Brazil. Pseudostomella squamalongispinosa sp. nov. is 310–320 μm long and is distinguished from its congeners by the following autapomorphies: presence of pentancre scales from the middle of the body to the pedicles, with the central ancre longer than… (More)
Pseudostomodella in the title and along the text is incorrect. The correct form is Pseudostomella.