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

Colurella uncinata (Müller, 1773)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Brachionus Pallas, 1766

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ColurellaBory De St. Vincent, 1824accepted genus name
Colurus Ehrenberg, 1830 generic synonym

Species group names

Brachionus uncinata O.F. Muller, 1773 objective synonym
Colurella collaris Wulfert, 1965 subjective synonym
Colurus bicuspidata Ehrenberg, 1832 subjective synonym
Colurus deflexus Ehrenberg, 1834 subjective synonym
Colurus dumnonius Gosse, 1887 subjective synonym
Monura micromela Gosse, 1887 subjective synonym


Colurella uncinata bicuspidata (Ehrenberg, 1832)


basis of record

De Ridder, M. (1963). Recherches sur les Rotifières des eaux saumâtres: 10. Les Rotifières planktoniques de Nieuport et environs [Research on Rotifera of brackish waters: 10. The planktonic Rotifera of Nieuwpoort and surroundings]. Med. K. Belg. Inst. Nat. Wet. 39(4): 1-39

basis of record

Segers, H. 2007. Annotated checklist of the rotifers (Phylum Rotifera), with notes on nomenclature, taxonomy and distribution. (Zootaxa 1564). 104 pp.

additional source

Shiel, R. (2009). Rotifera. In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp



External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF


Segers, H. (2011). Colurella uncinata (Müller, 1773). In: Segers, H. (Ed.) (2011). World Rotifera database from FADA. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148306

Hendrik Segers. Colurella uncinata (Müller, 1773). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=301211




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