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  Family Daphniidae

Genus Megafenestra

    Species M. nasuta -- North America.
    Species M. aurita

Taxon Information

The Genus Megafenestra 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

  • Megafenestra, (Kotov et al., 2013).
  • Megafenestra, uncommon in northern states [North America] (Smith, 2001).


  • Kotov, A., L. Forró, N.M. Korovchinksy & A. Petrusek. 2013. World checklist of freshwater Cladocera species. World Wide Web electronic publication. Available online at Generated 28 June 2013. 38 pp. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Cladoceran Branchiopoda (Water fleas). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 453-488.

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