Page last updated Thu 04 May 2017

Navigation:
  Home
  Animalia
  Porifera
  Cnidaria
  Platyhelminthes
  Nemertea
  Gastrotricha
  Rotifera
  Nematoda
  Nematomorpha
  Entoprocta
  Bryozoa
  Annelida
  Bivalvia
  Gastropoda
  Tardigrada
  Arachnida
  Branchiopoda
  Copepoda
  Branchiura
  Ostracoda
  Syncarida
  Peracarida
  Decapoda

Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Order Cyclopoida

Family Oithonidae

    Genus Limnoithona -- North America.
    Genus Dioithona
    Genus Oithona
    Genus Oithonella
    Genus Oithonina
    Genus Oithonopsis
    Genus Paroithona
    Genus Scribella

Taxon Information

The Family Oithonidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Oithonidae, "A mostly marine group with very few freshwater representatives" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Oithonidae, [Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental; 7 species in 2 genera worldwide, 2 Nearctic species in 1 genus] (Boxshall & Defaye, 2008).

Bibliography

  • Reid, J.W. & C.E. Williamson. 2010. Copepoda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 829-899.
  • Boxshall, G.A. & D. Defaye. 2008. Global diversity of copepods (Crustacea: Copepoda) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 195-207. [Available online]

Web Pages


Site managed by Daniel L. Graf @ University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point