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  Superfamily Gammaroidea

Family Gammaracanthidae

    Genus Gammaracanthus -- North America.
    Genus Relictacanthus

Taxon Information

The Family Gammaracanthidae 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

  • Gammaracanthidae, "Freshwater epigean... Northern Europe including Caspian Sea" (Lowry & Myers, 2012).
  • Gammaracanthidae, [North America] (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Gammaracanthidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic; 3 species in 1 genus worldwide, 1 Nearctic species] (Väinölä et al., 2008).

Bibliography

  • Lowry, J.K. & A.A. Myers. 2012. A phylogeny and classification of the Senticaudata subord. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda). ZooTaxa 3610: 1-80. [Available online]
  • Covich, A.P., J.H. Thorp & D.C. Rogers. 2010. Introduction to the Subphylum Crustacea. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 695-723.
  • Väinölä, R., J.D.S. Witt, M. Grabowski, J.H. Bradbury, K. Jazdzewski & B. Sket. 2008. Global diversity of amphipods (Amphipoda; Crustacea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 241-255. [Available online]

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