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  Subphylum Crustacea

Class Branchiopoda (water fleas, tadpole shrimp, fairy shrimp, clam shrimp)

    Subclass Phyllopoda -- Wisconsin!
    Subclass Sarsostraca -- Wisconsin!

Taxon Information

The Class Branchiopoda 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

  • Branchiopoda, (Brooks, 1959).

Bibliography

  • Dodson, S.L., C.E. Cáceres, & D.C. Rogers. 2010. Cladocera and other Branchiopda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 773-827.
  • Brendonck, L. D.C. Rogers, J. Olesen, S. Weeks, & W.R. Hoeh. 2008. Global diversity of the large branchiopods (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 167-176. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Phyllopodous Branchiopoda (fairy, tadpole, and clam shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 427-452.
  • Brooks, J.L. 1959. Cladocera. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 587-656.

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