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  Order Calanoida

Family Diaptomidae

    Genus Aglaodiaptomus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Leptodiaptomus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Onychodiaptomus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Skistodiaptomus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Arctodiaptomus -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Diaptomus -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Hesperodiaptomus -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Acanthodiaptomus -- North America.
    Genus Eudiaptomus -- North America.
    Genus Mastigodiaptomus -- North America.
    Genus Mixodiaptomus -- North America.
    Genus Nordodiaptomus -- North America.
    Genus Sinodiaptomus -- North America.
    Genus Microdiaptomus
    Genus Prionodiaptomus
    Genus Adiaptomus
    Genus Allodiaptomus
    Genus Argyrodiaptomus
    Genus Aspinus
    Genus Austrinodiaptomus
    Genus Calchas
    Genus Calodiaptomus
    Genus Colombodiaptomus
    Genus Copidodiaptomus
    Genus Cyclopsina
    Genus Dactylodiaptomus
    Genus Dasydiaptomus
    Genus Dentodiaptomus
    Genus Dolodiaptomus
    Genus Dussartius
    Genus Eodiaptomus
    Genus Filipinodiaptomus
    Genus Heliodiaptomus
    Genus Hemidiaptomus
    Genus Idiodiaptomus
    Genus Keraladiaptomus
    Genus Ligulodiaptomus
    Genus Lovenula
    Genus Megadiaptomus
    Genus Metadiaptomus
    Genus Mongolodiaptomus
    Genus Neodiaptomus
    Genus Neutrodiaptomus
    Genus Notodiaptomus
    Genus Odontodiaptomus
    Genus Paradiaptomus
    Genus Phyllodiaptomus
    Genus Rhacodiaptomus
    Genus Scolodiaptomus
    Genus Spelaeodiaptomus
    Genus Speodiaptomus
    Genus Spicodiaptomus
    Genus Stygodiaptomus
    Genus Thermodiaptomus
    Genus Troglodiaptomus
    Genus Tropodiaptomus
    Genus Tumeodiaptomus
    Genus Vietodiaptomus
    Genus Zeylanodiaptomus

Taxon Information

The Family Diaptomidae 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

  • Diaptomidae, [North America] (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Diaptomidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 441 species in 60 genera worldwide, 77 Nearctic species in 14 genera] (Boxshall & Defaye, 2008).
  • Diaptomidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Diaptomidae, [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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