Notommatidae

Notommatidae

[‚nōd·ə′mat·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of rotifers in the order Monogonota including forms with a cylindrical body covered by a nonchitinous cuticle and with a slender posterior foot.
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Muller, 1786) Lepadella ovalis (Muller, 1786) X X Lepadella rhomboides (Gosse, 1886) X Mytilinidae Mytilina acantophora Hauer, 1938 X X Mytilina bisulcata Lucks, 1912 Mytilina ventralis Ehrenberg, 1832 X Notommatidae Cephalodella gibba (EHRB.
In our material, the majority of rotifer species belong to the families Dicranophoridae (18% of the 84 identified species), Notommatidae (18%), and Lecanidae (18%).
Family Notommatidae Eosphora anthadis Harring & Myers, 1922 (+) (**) X Cephalodella forfcula (Ehrenberg, 1832) (*) (+) C.
Family Asplanchnidae 67 Asplanchna brightwelli Gosse, 1850 ++ ++ Asplanchnopus multiceps Schrank, 1793 68 + - Family Synchaetidae 69 Synchaeta longipes Gosse, 1887 - + 70 Polyarthra dolicoptera Idelson, 1925 + +++ Family Hexarthridae 71 Hexarthra mira mira Hudson, 1871 - + Family Filinidae 72 Filinia longiseta Ehrenberg, 1834 + - 73 Filinia opoliensis Zacharias, 1898 - +++ Family Testudinellidae 74 Testudinella patina Anderson, 1889 + - Family Notommatidae 75 Cephalodella sp.
In general, the largest diversity of rotifers in the area surveyed was from the Lecanidae (38 species) followed by Notommatidae (12 species).