Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Gastrotricha > Order Chaetonotida > Suborder Paucitubulatina > Family Chaetonotidae > Subfamily Chaetonotinae

Heterolepidoderma Remane, 1926

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Heterolepidoderma arenosum Kisielewski, 1988
Heterolepidoderma armatum Schrom, 1966
Heterolepidoderma axi Mock, 1979
Heterolepidoderma brevitubulatum Kisielewski J, 1981
Heterolepidoderma brevitubulatum Kisielewski, 1981
Heterolepidoderma caudosquamatum Grilli P Kristensen RM Balsamo M, 2009
Heterolepidoderma clipeatum Schrom, 1972
Heterolepidoderma contectum Schrom, 1972
Heterolepidoderma foliatum Renaud-Mornant, 1967
Heterolepidoderma gracile Remane A, 1927
Heterolepidoderma grandiculum Mock, 1979
Heterolepidoderma hermaphroditum Wilke, 1954
Heterolepidoderma istrianum Schrom, 1972
Heterolepidoderma kossinense (Preobrajenskaia EN, 1926)
Heterolepidoderma lamellatum Balsamo M Fregni E, 1995
Heterolepidoderma longicaudatum Kisielewski J, 1979
Heterolepidoderma loricatum Schrom, 1972
Heterolepidoderma macrops Kisielewski J, 1981
Heterolepidoderma majus Remane A, 1927
Heterolepidoderma marinum Remane, 1926
Heterolepidoderma multiseriatum Balsamo M, 1978
Heterolepidoderma obesum Hondt JL d, 1967
Heterolepidoderma ocellatum (Metschnikoff EE, 1865)
Heterolepidoderma patella Schwank P, 1990
Heterolepidoderma pineisquamatum Balsamo M, 1981
Heterolepidoderma tenuisquamatum Kisielewski J, 1981


basis of record

d'Hondt, J.-L.; van der Land, J. (2001). Gastrotricha, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 156-158

additional source

Checklist of Gastrotricha by Antonio Todaro

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.



External Links



Todaro, A.; d'Hondt, J. (2014). Heterolepidoderma Remane, 1926. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:114430

Prof. Maria Balsamo. Heterolepidoderma Remane A, 1926. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=412900




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