Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Rotifera > Class Eurotatoria > Subclass Monogononta > Superorder Pseudotrocha > Order Ploima > Family Proalidae

Proales Gosse, 1886

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Proales alba Wulfert, 1939
Proales baradlana Varga, 1959
Proales christinae De Smet, 1994
Proales commutata Althaus, 1957
Proales cryptopus Wulfert, 1935
Proales daphnicola Thompson, 1892
Proales decipiens (Ehrenberg, 1832)
Proales doliaris (Rousselet, 1895)
Proales fallaciosa Wulfert, 1937
Proales germanica Tzschaschel, 1979
Proales gigantea (Glascott, 1893)
Proales gladia Myers, 1933
Proales globulifera (Hauer, 1921)
Proales gonothyraeae Remane, 1929
Proales halophila Remane, 1929
Proales lenta Wlastow, 1956
Proales litoralis De Smet, 1996
Proales macrura Myers, 1933
Proales micropus (Gosse, 1886)
Proales minima (Montet, 1915)
Proales oculata Tzschaschel, 1979
Proales ornata Myers, 1933
Proales paguri Thane-Fenchel, 1966
Proales parasita (Ehrenberg, 1838)
Proales provida Wulfert, 1938
Proales reinhardti (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Proales segnis Myers, 1938
Proales sigmoidea (Skorikov, 1896)
Proales similis de Beauchamp, 1907
Proales sordida Gosse, 1886
Proales syltensis Tzschaschel, 1979
Proales theodora (Gosse, 1887)
Proales werneckii (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Proales wesenbergi Wulfert, 1960


basis of record

O'Reilly, M. (2001). Rotifera, 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. 149-151

additional source

Nomenclator Zoologicus

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Shiel, R.; Smales, L.; Sterrer, W.; Duggan, I.C.; Pichelin, S.; Green, J.D. (2009). Phylum Gnathifera: lesser jaw worms, rotifers, thorny-headed worms, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 137-158.

additional source

ITIS database



External Links



Segers, H. (2014). Proales Gosse, 1886. In: Segers, H. (Ed.) (2014). World Rotifera database from FADA. 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:134953

Willem De Smet. Proales Gosse, 1886. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=169740




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