Monogononta — Bdelloida

  • Peter Ax


The two traditional taxa, Monogononta and Bdelloida, are presumably monophyla and additionally adelphotaxa of the Rotifera. I follow this opinion with reservation because an unpaired germovitellarium can only weakly justify the monophyly of the Monogononta.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Ax
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  1. 1.Institute for Zoology and AnthropologyUniversity of GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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