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  Genus Diacyclops

Species D. bicuspidatus

Taxon Information

The Species D. bicuspidatus has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

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

Literature Records

  • Diacyclops bicuspidatus lubbocki, "Canada (British Columbia, Ontario, Québec), USA (Ohio, Wisconsin, Kentucky, New York), Europe. Brackish and freshwater pools, cave pools" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Diacyclops bicuspidatus, "USA (Massachusetts, Ohio, Wisconsin), Europe. Temporary ponds" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Cyclops bicuspidatus, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Cyclops (Diacyclops) bicuspidatus, "One record from Mass." (Wilson & Yeatman, 1959).
  • Cyclops (Diacyclops) bicuspidatus lubbocki, "One questionable record from N.Y." (Wilson & Yeatman, 1959).


  • 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.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • Wilson, M.S. & H.C. Yeatman. 1959. Free-Living Copepoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 735-861.

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