Rotifera from northeastern Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

  • R. Chengalath
  • W. Koste
Part of the Developments in Hydrobiology book series (DIHY, volume 14)


One hundred and thirty-one species of rotifers, belonging to 40 genera, are reported from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Of these, 101 are new records for the province and 21 are new records for Canada. Some species exhibited distinct differences from the original descriptions and are figured and discussed. Points of interest in species composition and distribution are noted.


rotifers Labrador and Newfoundland additions to known fauna species composition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Chengalath
    • 1
  • W. Koste
    • 2
  1. 1.Invertebrate Zoology DivisionNational Museum of Natural SciencesOttawaCanada
  2. 2.QuakenbrückFederal Republic of Germany

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