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

Colurella adriatica Ehrenberg, 1831

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

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

Species group names

Colurus caudatus Ehrenberg, 1834 subjective synonym
Colurus leptus Gosse, 1887 subjective synonym
Colurus navalis Lord, 1884 subjective synonym
Monura bartonia Gosse, 1887 subjective synonym
Monura dulcis Ehrenberg, 1838 subjective synonym


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

additional source

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.; 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

Sørensen, M. V. 2009. Rotifera of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 533–537 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications)
Barcode of Life
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Rotifera Collection


Segers, H. (2014). Colurella adriatica Ehrenberg, 1831. 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:148307

Hendrik Segers. Colurella adriatica Ehrenberg, 1831. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=301183




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marine, brackish, fresh, not terrestrial


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