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Family Hydridae (hydras)

    Genus Hydra -- Wisconsin!

Taxon Information

The Family Hydridae 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

  • Hydridae, [Palaearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 6-7 freshwater Nearctic species in 1 genus] (Jankowski et al., 2008).
  • Hydridae, [1 genus, 30 species] (Daly et al., 2007).
  • Hydridae, (Smith, 2001).

Bibliography

  • Jankowski, T., A.G. Collins & R. Campbell. 2008. Global diversity of inland water cnidarians. Hydrobiologia 595: 35-40. [Available online]
  • Daly, M., M.R. Brugler, P. Cartwright, A.G. Collins, M.N. Dawson, D.G. Fautin, S.C. France, C.S. McFadden, D.M. Opresko, E. Rodriguez, S.L. Romano & J.L. Stake. 2007. The phylum Cnidaria: A review of phylogenetic patterns and diversity 300 years after Linnaeus. Zootaxa 1668: 127-182. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Cnidaria (Hydroids, jellyfish). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 61-76.

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