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Table 1 Species found in high salinity aquatic habitats in México (*found at salinities ≥ 3000 μS cm-1)

From: Rotifers from selected inland saline waters in the Chihuahuan Desert of México

Number Species Abbreviation Sites found
1 Adineta sp. * AdinSp 34
2 Anuraeopsis fissa* Gosse, 1851 AnurFiss 22, 26, 45
3 Ascomorpha saltans Bartsch, 1870 AscoSalt 17, 21
4 Brachionus angularis* Gosse, 1851 BracAngu 42, 45
5 Brachionus bidentatus* Anderson, 1889 BracBide 45
6 Cephalodella sp.* CephSp 27
7 Cephalodella forficula* (Ehrenberg, 1832) CephForf 20, 21
8 Cephalodella gibba* (Ehrenberg, 1832) CephGibb 18, 20, 22, 23, 27
9 Cephalodella gracilis* (Ehrenberg, 1832) CephGrcl 3, 34
10 Cephalodella cf. graciosa Wulfert, 1951 CephGrac 21
11 Cephalodella megalocephala* (Glascott, 1893) CephMega 17, 20, 23, 26, 27, 28
12 Cephalodella panarista Myers, 1924 CephPana 22
13 Cephalodella sterea* (Gosse, 1887) CephSter 3, 4, 20
14 Collotheca crateriformis Offord, 1934 CollCrat 22
15 Colurella colurus (Ehrenberg, 1930) ColuColu 24, 26
16 Colurella obtusa* (Gosse, 1886) ColuObtu 3, 4, 17, 18, 34
17 Colurella uncinata (Müller, 1773) ColuUnci 20, 21, 22
18 Dicranophorus forcipatus (O.F. Müller, 1786) DicrForc 20, 23
19 Eosphora ehrenbergi* Weber & Montet, 1918 EospEhre 20, 26, 27
20 Euchlanis dilatata Ehrenberg, 1832 EuchDila 28, 44
21 Gastropus stylifer* (Imhof, 1891) GastStyl 45
22 Hexarthra oxyuris* (Sernov, 1903) HexaOxyu 24, 26, 35
23 Keratella americana Carlin, 1943 KeraAmer 17
24 Lecane aeganea Harring, 1914 LecaAega 4
25 Lecane arcula* Harring, 1914 LecaArcu 20, 43, 44
26 Lecane bulla* (Gosse, 1851) LecaBull 3, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 34, 44
27 Lecane closterocerca* (Schmarda, 1859) LecaClos 3, 20, 22, 34, 43
28 Lecane cornuta (O.F. Müller, 1786) LecaCorn 22
29 Lecane crepida Harring, 1914 LecaCrep 24, 44
30 Lecane hornemanni* (Ehrenberg, 1834) LecaHorn 3, 20, 34
31 Lecane inermis* (Bryce, 1892) LecaIner 3, 21, 24
32 Lecane leontina (Turner, 1892) LecaLeot 21, 44
33 Lecane luna* (O.F. Müller, 1776) LecaLuna 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 35
34 Lecane lunaris* (Ehrenberg, 1832) LecaLunr 3, 17, 18, 20, 26
35 Lecane nana* (Murray, 1913) LecaNana 17, 20
36 Lecane obtusa* (Murray, 1913) LecaObtu 20, 21, 26
37 Lecane punctata (Murray, 1913) LecaPunc 17, 21
38 Lecane pyriformis (Daday, 1905) LecaPyri 3, 17
39 Lecane quadridentata* (Ehrenberg, 1832) LecaQuad 20, 22, 45
40 Lecane spinulifera* Edmondson, 1935 LecaSpin 21, 24, 26
41 Lecane thalera (Harring & Meyers, 1924) LecaThal 3, 17, 19, 26
42 Lepadella (= Heterolepadella) heterostyla* (Murray, 1914) HeteHete 24
43 Lecane undulata * Segers & Dumont, 1993 LecaUndu 3, 4, 24
44 Lepadella ovalis/patella* (O.F. Müller, 1786) LepaOvPa 1, 2, 3, 4, 17,18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 35
45 Lepadella triptera* (Ehrenberg, 1830) LepaTrip 17, 20, 21, 26
46 Notholca acuminata* (Ehrenberg, 1832) NothAcum 20, 22, 23, 24, 26
47 Notommata tripus Ehrenberg, 1838 NotoTrip 21
48 Philodina megalotrocha* Ehrenberg, 1832 PhilMega 18, 20, 21, 28
49 Platyias quadricornis (Ehrenberg, 1832) PlatQuad 20
50 Polyarthra dolichoptera* Idelson, 1925 PolyDolic 45
51 Polyarthra vulgaris* Carlin, 1943 PolyVulg 45
52 Proales similis* de Beauchamp, 1907 ProaSimi 20, 27, 24, 34
53 Proales sordida Gosse, 1886 ProaSord 18
54 Proales cf. wesenbergi Wulfert, 1960 ProaWese 21
55 Resticula melandocus (Gosse, 1887) RestMela 23
56 Scaridium bostjani* Daems & Dumont, 1974 ScarBost 20, 28
57 Trichocerca cf. intermedia* (Stenroos, 1898) TricInte 18, 20, 23
58 Trichotria tetractis (Ehrenberg, 1830) TricTetr 20
59 Tripleuchlanis plicata (Levander, 1894) TripPlic 20
60 Unidentified bdelloids* Bdel 1, 2, 3, 4, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 34, 43, 44
  1. Locality codes: Ojos Altos A* (1), Ojos Altos B (2), Ojos Altos C (3), Ojos Altos D (4), Poza la Becerra (17), Rio Mesquites*(18), Poza Azul (19), Poza Tortugas* (20), Poza Churince (21), Entrance to Ejido El Venado (22), Tio Julio (23), Los Hundidos Main pool* (24), Los Gatos* (26), Las Playitas* (27), wetland north of Los Hundidos*(28), Poza Los Arcos* (34), La Campaña*(35), Rio la Lloviznosa (42), Manantial los Peroles (43), Manantial San Sebastian (44), San Francisco Cattle Tank*(45). Note: For complete list of species found in all Méxican sites sampled contact the corresponding author.