Some considerations on the geographical distribution of rotifers

  title={Some considerations on the geographical distribution of rotifers},
  author={M. D. Ridder},
  • M. D. Ridder
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Hydrobiologia
  • AbstractIn the course of investigations on the systematics and zoogeography of rotifers, the author found that 48% of all taxa treated showed a limited distribution (most were periphytic or benthic periphytic species from shallow waters).The following species were limited to the Palaearctic Region:Marine: Synchaeta triophtalma Lauterborn, S. vorax Rousselet, and S. curvata Lie-Pettersen.Brackish water: Colurella dicentra (Gosse), C. halophila Wulfert, and C. unicauda Eriksen.Among Holarctic… CONTINUE READING
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