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  Genus Gordius

Species G. robustus

Taxon Information

The Species G. robustus 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

  • Gordius robustus, from the Lake Michigan shoreline at Whitefish Dune State Park in Door County. Additional specimens from Wisconsin include: ... Little Sandy Bay (Bayfield Co.); ... (Milwaukee Co.); ... Lake George (Oneida Co.); ....(Sauk Co.) ... (Watermolen & Haen, 1994).


  • Watermolen, D.J. & G.L. Haen. 1994. Horsehair worms (Phylum Nematomorpha) in Wisconsin, with notes on their occurrence in the Great Lakes. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 9(1): 7-11. [Available online]

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