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  Order Calanoida

Family Centropagidae

    Genus Limnocalanus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Osphranticum -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Sinocalanus -- North America.
    Genus Boeckella
    Genus Calamoecia
    Genus Centropages
    Genus Deguernea
    Genus Gippslandia
    Genus Gladioferens
    Genus Hemiboeckella
    Genus Isias
    Genus Neoboeckella
    Genus Parathalassius

Taxon Information

The Family Centropagidae 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

  • Centropagidae, [North America] (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Centropagidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Pacific, Antarctic; 79 species in 8 genera worldwide, 4 Nearctic species in 3 genera] (Boxshall & Defaye, 2008).
  • Centropagidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Centropagidae, [North America] (Wilson & Yeatman, 1959).


  • Reid, J.W. & C.E. Williamson. 2010. Copepoda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 829-899.
  • Boxshall, G.A. & D. Defaye. 2008. Global diversity of copepods (Crustacea: Copepoda) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 195-207. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Copepoda. Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 489-517.
  • Wilson, M.S. & H.C. Yeatman. 1959. Free-Living Copepoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 735-861.

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