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  Order Calanoida

Family Clausocalanidae (+ Pseudocalanidae)

    Genus Drepanopus -- North America.
    Genus Clausocalanus
    Genus Ctenocalanus
    Genus Farrania
    Genus Microcalanus
    Genus Pseudocalanus
    Genus Spicipes

Taxon Information

The Family Clausocalanidae 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

  • Clausocalanidae, [North America] (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Pseudocalanidae, [North America; referring to the genus Senecella] (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.
  • 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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