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  Superorder Podoplea

Order Cyclopoida

    Family Cyclopidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Lernaeidae -- North America.
    Family Oithonidae -- North America.
    Family Ozmanidae
    Family Archinotodelphyidae
    Family Ascidicolidae
    Family Botryllophilidae
    Family Buproridae
    Family Chordeumiidae
    Family Cucumaricolidae
    Family Cyclopinidae
    Family Enterognathidae
    Family Fratiidae
    Family Mantridae
    Family Notodelphyidae
    Family Speleoithonidae
    Family Thaumatopsyllidae

Taxon Information

The Order Cyclopoida 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

  • Cyclopoida, [North America] (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Cyclopoida, (Boxshall & Defaye, 2008).
  • Cyclopoida, about six species, several maybe introduced [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cyclopoida, [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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