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  Family Bathynellidae

Genus Bathynella

Taxon Information

The Genus Bathynella 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

  • Bathynella, "Three localized species" (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Bathynella, 1 species, widely distributed [North America] (Smith, 2001).


  • 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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Minor Malacostraca. Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 545-551.

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