Parallelism in the evolution of rotifers

  • L. A. Kutikova
Part of the Developments in Hydrobiology book series (DIHY, volume 14)


Parallelism in the evolution of rotifers is revealed in the repeated appearance, reduction, consolidation or enlargement of common structures as well as by left-right handedness. A possible phylogenetic scheme of rotifer evolution is given.


rotifers parallelism evolution phylogeny 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. A. Kutikova
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  1. 1.Laboratory of freshwater and experimental hydrobiologyZoological Institute of the USSR Academy of SciencesUSSR

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