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  Order Harpacticoida

Family Ectinosomatidae

    Genus Pseudobradya -- North America.
    Genus Alophytophilus
    Genus Arenosetella
    Genus Bradya
    Genus Bradyellopsis
    Genus Chaulionyx
    Genus Ectinosoma
    Genus Ectinosomella
    Genus Ectinosomoides
    Genus Glabrotelson
    Genus Halectinosoma
    Genus Halophytophilus
    Genus Helectinsoma
    Genus Klieosoma
    Genus Microsetella
    Genus Noodtiella
    Genus Oikopus
    Genus Parabradya
    Genus Pararenosetella
    Genus Peltobradya
    Genus Pseudectinosoma
    Genus Rangabradya
    Genus Sigmatidium
    Genus Tetanopsis

Taxon Information

The Family Ectinosomatidae is not recorded from fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Ectinosomatidae, "A large, mainly marine family" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Ectinosomatidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Oriental; 13 species in 6 genera worldwide, 1 Nearctic species] (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]

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