Diversity, phylogeny, taxonomy and zoogeography of Rotifera



biodiversity, biogeography, phylogeny and evolution, taxonomy, morphology, Rotifera, global


Animal Systematics, Taxonomy and Phylogeny {Research discipline}
Freshwater Ecology {Research discipline}
Conservation and Biodiversity {Research discipline}
Biogeography {Research discipline}
Species {Integration level}
Ecosystem {Integration level}
Origins, Maintenance and Change of Biodiversity {Research orientation}
Systematics, Inventorying and Classification {Research orientation}
Inland Waters {Habitat type}
Island {Habitat type}
Marine and Coastal {Habitat type}
Identification and Monitoring {Research purpose}
Research and Training {Research purpose}
Rotifera {Taxonomical scope}


Name Role Start End
Segers, Hendrik member


Name Role Start End
Freshwater biology member


Reference Role
Segers H., 1991. Nomenclatorial note on a primary homonym in the genus Lecane (Lecanidae, Rotifera). Rev. Hydrobiol. trop. 24 (1): 77 (Research note). author
Segers H., 1991. Contribution to the knowledge of the Rotifer fauna of the Galapagos islands. Biol Jb. Dodonaea 58 : 113-119. author
Segers H., A.O. Ajayi, G.Y. Chiambeng, H.P. Chuah, M. Del Castillo, M.G. Directo, M. Luzuriaga de Cruz, L. Moreno, A.L. Oliveira-Neto & Y. Retnaning Widyastuti, 1991. Fourteen Rotifer species new to the Belgian fauna, with nomenclatorial and taxonomical remarks on some Squatinella- species. Belg. J. Zool. 121 (2): 193-201. author
Moreno L., H. Garcia, L. Pacheco, H. Segers & A. Infante, 1992. Rotifers (Monogononta) of Nicaragua. Acta Cient. Venez. 43: 243-247. author
Segers H., 1992. Taxonomy and Zoogeography of the rotifer fauna of Madagascar and the Comores. J. Afr. Zool. 106 (4): 351-361. author
Silva-Briano M. & H. Segers, 1992. Una nueva especia del género Brachionus (Rotifera: Monogononta) del Estado de Aguascalientes, Mexico. Rev. Hydrobiol. Trop. 25(4): 283-285. author
Segers H., N.Emir & J. Mertens, 1992. Rotifera from north and north-east Anatolia (Turkey). Hydrobiologia 245: 179-189. author
Chiambeng G.Y., J.C. Njock & H. Segers, 1993. Rotifera from South West, Central and North provinces of Cameroon. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 61: 154-160. author
Dumont H.J., S. Maas & H. Segers, 1993. Zooplankton of Kismayu, South Somalia. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 61: 168-171. author
Segers H., 1993. Rotifera of some lakes in the floodplain of the River Niger (Imo State, Nigeria). I. New species and other taxonomic considerations. Hydrobiologia 250: 39-61. author
Segers H. & H.J. Dumont, 1993. Rotifera from Arabia, with descriptions of two new species. Fauna of Saudi Arabia 13: 3-26. author
Segers H. & H.J. Dumont, 1993. Zoogeography of pacific ocean islands : acomparative study of the Rotifer faunas of Easter Island with that of the Galapagos archipelago. Hydrobiologia 255/256: 475-480. author
Segers H., G. Murugan & H.J. Dumont, 1993. On the taxonomy of the Brachionidae: description of Plationus n. gen. (Rotifera, Monogononta). Hydrobiologia 268: 1-8. author
Segers H., C.S. Nwadiaro & H.J. Dumont, 1993. Rotifera of some lakes in the floodplain of the River Niger (Imo State, Nigeria). II. faunal composition and diversity. Hydrobiologia 250: 63-71. author
Segers H., E. N. dos Santos-Silva & A. L. de Oliveira-Neto, 1993. New and rare species of Lecane and Lepadella (Rotifera: Lecanidae; Colurellidae) from Brazil. Belg. J. Zool. 123: 113-121. author
Galindo M.D., L. Serrano, H. Segers & N. Mazuelos, 1994. Lecane donyananensis n. sp. (Rotifera: Monogononta, Lecanidae) from the Doñana National Park (Spain). Hydrobiologia 284: 235-239. author
Maas S., H. Segers & K. Decleer, 1994. The freshwater Rotifera and Copepoda fauna (Rotifera: Monogononta; Crustacea: Copepoda) of three islands in the Seychelles Archipelago. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 62: 169-174. author
Segers H., 1994. Redescription of Lecane fadeevi (Neiswestnowa-Schadina, 1935) (Rotifera, Lecanidae). Bull. Inst. r. Sc. Nat. Belg., Biologie 64: 235-238. author
Segers H., 1994. On four new tropical and subtropical species of Lecane (Lecanidae, Monogononta, Rotifera). Hydrobiologia 287: 243-249. author
Segers H. & S.S.S. Sarma, 1994. Notes on some new or little known Rotifera from Brazil. Rev. Hydrobiol. Trop. 26: 175-185 (1993). author
Segers H., S.S.S. Sarma, S.I. Ovie & D.K. Mbogo, 1994. Note on the taxonomy and distribution of Brachionus durgae Dhanapathi, 1976 (Rotifera: Brachionidae). J. Afr. Zool. 108: 397-400. author
Segers H. & L. De Meester, 1994. The Rotifera of Papua New Guinea, with the description of a new Scaridium Ehrenberg, 1830. Arch. Hydrobiol. 131: 111-125. author
Segers H., L. Meneses & M. Del Castillo, 1994. Rotifera (Monogononta) from Lake Kothia, a high-altitude lake in the Bolivian Andes. Arch. Hydrobiol. 132: 227-236. author
Segers H., D.K. Mbogo & H.J. Dumont, 1994. New Rotifera from Kenya, with a revision of the Ituridae. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 110: 193-206. author
Segers H. & L. Sanoamuang, 1994. Two more new species of Lecane (Rotifera: Monogononta), from Thailand. Belg. J. Zool. 124: 39-46. author
Segers H., S.S.S. Sarma, F.K. Kakkasery & C.K.G. Nayar, 1994. New records of Rotifera from India. Hydrobiologia 287: 251-258. author
Funch P., H. Segers & H.J. Dumont, 1995. Rotifera in tap water in Ghent, Belgium. Biol. Jb. Dononaea 63: 53-57 (1996). author
Segers H., S. Maas & H.J. Dumont, 1995. Preliminary note on freshwater zooplankton from the Bahamas. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 62 (1994): 164-168. author
Sanoamuang L., H. Segers & H.J. Dumont, 1995. Additions to the rotifer fauna of South-East Asia: new and rare species from North-East Thailand. Hydrobiologia 313/314: 35-45. author
Segers H., 1995. A reappraisal of the Scaridiidae (Rotifera: Monogononta). Zool. Scr. 24: 91-100. author
Segers H., 1995. Nomenclatural consequences of some recent studies on Brachionus plicatilis (Rotifera, Brachionidae). Hydrobiologia 313/314: 121-122. author
Segers H., 1995. Rotifera 2. The Lecanidae (Monogononta). Guides to the Identification of the Microinvertebrates of the Continental Waters of the World 6. (H.J. Dumont & T. Nogrady eds). SPB Academic Publishing BV., 226pp (ISBN 90-5103-091-6). author
Segers H., 1995. World records of Lecanidae (Rotifera: Monogononta). Studiedocumenten van het Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen (J. Van Goethem ed.), 81: 114 pp. author
Segers H. The Scaridiidae in: Nogrady, T., R. Pourriot & H. Segers, 1995. Rotifera 3. Notommatidae and Scaridiidae. Guides to the Identification of the Microinvertebrates of the Continental Waters of the World 8. (H.J. Dumont & T. Nogrady eds). SPB Academic Publishing BV., 248pp (ISBN 90-5103-103-3). author
Segers H. & H.J. Dumont, 1995. 102+ rotifer species (Rotifera: Monogononta) in Broa reservoir (SP., Brazil) on 26 August 1994, with descriptions of three new species. Hydrobiologia 316: 183-197. author
Dumont H. & H. Segers, 1996. Estimating lacustrine zooplankton species richness and complementarity. Hydrobiologia 341: 125-132. author
Segers H., 1996a. The biogeography of littoral Lecane Rotifera. Hydrobiologia 323: 169-197. author
Segers H., 1996b. On a new Scaridium (Rotifera: Monogononta: Scaridiidae) from Brazil. Belg. J. Zool. 126: 57-63. author
Segers H. & D. Baribwegure, 1996. On Lecane tanganyikae new species (Rotifera: Monogonta, Lecanidae). Hydrobiologia 324: 179-182. author
Segers H., W.H. De Smet & D. Bonte, 1996. Description of Lepadella deridderae deridderae n. sp., n. subsp. and L. deridderae alaskae n. sp., n. subsp. (Rotifera: Monogononta, Colurellidae). Belg. J. Zool. 126: 117-122. author
Segers H., W. Koste & S.M. Yussuf, 1996. Contribution to the knowledge of the monogonont Rotifera of Zanzibar, with a note on Filinia novaezaelandiae Shiel & Sanoamuang, 1993. Int. Revue ges. Hydrobiol. 81: 597-603. author
De Ridder M. & H. Segers, 1997. Rotifera Monogononta in six zoogeographical regions after publications between 1960-1992. Studiedocumenten van het Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen (J. Van Goethem ed.), 481pp. author
Sanoamuang L. & H. Segers, 1997. Additions to the Lecane fauna of Thailand. Int. rev. Ges. Hydrobiol. 82(4): 525-530. author
Segers H., 1997. Some Rotifera from the collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, including new species and new records. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 48: 147-156. author
Segers H., 1997. Contribution to a revision of Floscularia Cuvier, 1798 (Rotifera, Monogononta): notes on some Neotropical taxa. Hydrobiologia 354: 165-175. author
Segers H. & J. Mertens, 1997. New Rotifera from the Korup NationalPark, Cameroon. J. Nat. Hist. 31: 663-668. author
Segers H. & R. Pourriot, 1997. On a new and puzzling American rotifer. J. Nat. Hist. 31: 383-388. author
Segers H. & Q. Wang, 1997. On a new species of Keratella (Rotifera: Monogononta: Brachionidae. Hydrobiologia 344: 163-167. author
Segers H. & P. Pholpunthin, 1997. New and rare Rotifera from Thale Noi Lake, Pattalang Province, Thailand, with a note on the taxonomy of Cephalodella (Notommatidae). Annls Limnol. 33(1): 13-21. author
Segers H., The littoral rotifer fauna (Rotifera, Monogononta) of Glubokoe lake, Russia. in: Smirnov, N.N., 1997. Proceedings of Hydrobiological Station "Lake Glubokoe" VII. Russiiskaja akademija Nauk, Institut Problem Ecologii i evolutsii, Moskva, 1997: 40-46. author
Rong S., H. Segers & H.J. Dumont., 1998. Distribution of Brachionidae (Rotifera, Monogononta) in Inner Mongolian waters. Int. Rev. Hydrobiol. 83(4): 305-310. author
Segers H., 1998. Notes on the taxonomy and distribution of the Interstitial Rotifera from a Dune Pool. Belg. J. Zool. 128(1): 35-47. author
Segers H., L. Ferrufino & L. De Meester, 1998. Diversity and zoogeography of Rotifera (Monogononta) in a flood plain lake of the Ichilo river, Bolivia, with notes on little-known species. Internat. Rev. Hydrobiol. 83(5-6): 391-400. author
Segers H. & G. Melone, 1998. A comparative study of trophi morphology in Seisonidea (Rotifera). J. Zool. (Lond.). 244: 201-207. author
Segers H. & S. Rong, 1998 On two new species of Keratella (Rotifera: Monogononta: Brachionidae) from Inner Mongolia, P.R. China. Hydrobiologia 382: 175-181. author
Jersabek, C.D., H. Segers, & B.J. Dingmann. 2003. The Frank J. Myers Rotifera Collection. The whole collection in digital images. The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Special Publication 20. author
Segers, H., The Lindiidae. in: Nogrady, T. & H. Segers, 2002. Rotifera 6. Asplanchnidae, Gastropodidae, Lindiidae, Microcodinidae, Synchaetidae, Trochospaeridae and Filinia. Guides to the Identification of the Microinvertebrates of the Continental Waters of the World. (ed. H.J. Dumont). Backhuys Publishers BV., 55-82. author
Segers, H., The Trochosphaeridae. in: Nogrady, T. & H. Segers, 2002. Rotifera 6. Asplanchnidae, Gastropodidae, Lindiidae, Microcodinidae, Synchaetidae, Trochospaeridae and Filinia. Guides to the Identification of the Microinvertebrates of the Continental Waters of the World. (ed. H.J. Dumont & T. Nogrady). Backhuys Publishers BV., 212-223. author
Chiambeng G.Y., H.J. Dumont & H. Segers, 1992. Contribution to the knowledge of the zooplankton fauna of Cameroon : some new records of Rotifera. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 59: 125-131. author
Segers, H. Rotifera: Monogononta. In: Yule, C.M. & H.S. Yong (Eds) (2004) Freshwater Invertebrates of the Malaysian Region. Academy of Sciences of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. 106-120. author
Wurdak, L., R.L. Wallace & H. Segers, 1998. Rotifera VIII: A Comparative Approach. Proceedings of the VIIIth International Rotifer Symposium, Collegeville, Minn., USA, 22-27 June 1997. Developments in Hydrobiology 134 - Hydrobiologia 387/388, 498pp. author
Sanoamuang, L., H. Segers, R.J. Shiel & R. Gulati, 2001. Rotifera IX. Proceedings of the IXth International Rotifer Symposium, Khon Kaen, Thailand, 16-23 January 2000. Developments in Hydrobiology 153 - Hydrobiologia 446/447, 395pp. author
Segers, H. & R.J. Shiel, 2005. Tale of a sleeping beauty: a new and easily cultured model organism for experimental studies on bdelloid rotifers. Hydrobiologia 546: 141-145. author
Sorensen, M.V., H. Segers & P. Funch, 2005. On a new Seison Grube, 1859 from coastal waters in Kenya, with a reappraisal of the classification of Seisonida (Rotifera). Zoological Studies 44(1): 34-43 author
Savatenalinton, S. & H. Segers, 2005. Rotifers from Kalasin province, Northeast Thailand, with notes on new and rare species. Zoological Studies 44(3): 361-367. author
Beres, K.A., R.L. Wallace & H.H. Segers, 2005. Rotifers and Hubbell’s unified neutral theory of Biodiversity and Biogeography. Natural Resource Modeling 18(3): 363-376. author
Chittapun, S., P. Pholpunthin & H. Segers, 2005. Restoration of tropical peat swamp rotifer communities after perturbation: An experimental study of recovery of rotifers from the resting egg bank. Hydrobiologia 546: 281-289. author
Segers, H., W. Kotethip & L. Sanoamuang, 2004. Biodiversity of Freshwater Microfauna in the Floodplain of River Mun, Northeast Thailand: The Rotifera Monogononta. Hydrobiologia 515: 1-9 author
Segers, H. & R.J. Shiel, 2003. Microfaunal diversity in a biodiversity hotspot: New rotifers from South-western Australia. Zool. Stud. 42(4): 516-521 author
Segers, H., 2003. A biogeographical analysis of rotifers of the genus Trichocerca Lamarck, 1801 (Trichocercidae, Monogononta, Rotifera), with notes on taxonomy. Hydrobiologia 500: 103-114. author
Fontaneto, D., H. Segers & G. Melone, 2003. Epizoic rotifers (Rotifera: Monogononta, Bdelloidea) from the gill chambers of Potamon fluviatile (Herbst, 1785). J. Nat. Hist. 38(10)(2004): 1225-1232. author
Chittapun, S., P. Pholpunthin & H. Segers, 2003. Contribution to the knowledge of Thai rotifer diversity: new records and a new species of Lecane Nitzsch, 1872. Hydrobiologia 501: 7-12. author
Bert, W., I. Tandingan De Ley, R. Van Driessche, H. Segers & P. De Ley, 2003. Baujardia mirabilis gen. n., sp. n. from pitcher plants and its phylogenetic position within Panagrolaimidae (Nematoda: Rhabditida). Nematology 5(3): 405-420. author
Chittapun, S., P. Pholpunthin & H. Segers, 2002. Rotifer diversity in a peat-swamp in southern Thailand (Narathiwas province), with the description of a new Keratella Bory de St. Vincent. Annls Limnol./Int. J. Limnol. 38(3) : 185-190 author
Segers, H., 2002. Contribution to the nomenclature of Rotifera: Annotated checklist of valid family- and genus-group names. J. Nat. Hist. 36: 631-640 author
Segers, H. & S. Chittapun, 2001. The interstitial Rotifera of a tropical freshwater Peat Swamp on Phuket Island, Thailand. Belg. J. Zool. 131 (suppl. 2): 65-71. author
Segers, H., 2007. Annotated checklist of the rotifers (Phylum Rotifera) with notes on nomenclature, taxonomy and distribution. Zootaxa 1564: 1-104. author
Wallace, R.L., T.W. Snell, C. Ricci & T. Nogrady, 2006. Rotifera vol. 1: biology, Ecology and Systematics (2nd edition, H. Segers ed.). Guides to the Identification of the Microinvertebrates of the Continental Waters of the World. (H.J. Dumont ed). Kenobi and Backhuys Publishers BV., 299pp. author
Balian, E.V., C. Lévêque, C.,H. Segers, K. Martens (eds). 2008. Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment. Hydrobiologia 595, 637pp. author
Fontaine, B. et (incl. H. Segers), 2007. The European Union's 2010 target: putting rare species in focus. Biological Conservation 139: 167-185. author
Segers, H. & L. Sanoamuang, 2007. Note on a highly diverse rotifer assemblage (Rotifera: Monogononta) in a Laotian rice paddy and adjacent pond. International Review of Hydrobiology 92(6): 640-646. author
Balian, E., H. Segers, C. Lévèque, K. Martens, 2008. An Introduction to the Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment (FADA) project. Hydrobiologia 595: 3-8. author
Balian, E., H. Segers, C. Lévèque, K. Martens, 2008. The freshwater animal diversity assessment: an overview of the results. Hydrobiologia 595: 627-637. author
De Smet, W.H. & H. Segers, 2008. A comparative study on the morphology and classification of genus Pseudoploesoma Myers, 1938 (Rotifera: Monogononta). Zoologischer Anzeiger 247(2): 113-122. author
Fontaneto, D., H. Segers & G. Melone, 2008. Marine rotifers from the Northern Adriatic Sea, with description of Lecane insulaconae n. sp. (Rotifera: Monogononta: Lecanidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association, London 88(2): 253-258. author
Savatenalinton, S & H. Segers, 2008. Rotifers of waterfall mosses from Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park, Thailand, with the description of Lecane martensi new species (Rotifera: Monogononta: Lecanidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56(2): 245-249. author
Segers, H., 2008. Global diversity of rotifers (Phylum Rotifera) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 49-59. author
Segers, H. & W.H. De Smet, 2008. Diversity and Endemism in Rotifera: a review, and Keratella Bory de St Vincent. In: W. Foissner (ed.), Protist diversity and geographic distribution. Biodiversity and Conservation 17: 303-316. author
Segers, H. & R.J. Shiel, 2008. Diversity of cryptic Metazoa in Australian freshwaters: a new genus and two new species of sessile rotifer (Rotifera, Monogononta, Gnesiotrocha, Flosculariidae). Zootaxa 1750: 19-31. author

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