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  Order Cyclopoida

Family Cyclopidae

    Subfamily Cyclopinae -- Wisconsin!
    Subfamily Eucyclopinae -- Wisconsin!
    Subfamily Halicyclopinae -- North America.
    Genus Afrocyclops
    Genus Ancheuryte
    Genus Colpocyclops
    Genus Eurycyclops
    Subfamily Euryteinae
    Genus Faurea
    Genus Heterocyclops
    Genus Leptocyclops
    Genus Monoculus
    Genus Nauplius
    Genus Neocyclops
    Genus Neutrocyclops
    Genus Ochridacyclops
    Genus Pachycyclops
    Genus Palaeocyclops
    Genus Paragraeteriella
    Genus Pareuryte
    Genus Pilbaracyclops
    Genus Platycyclops
    Genus Prehendocyclops
    Genus Protocyclops
    Genus Smirnoviella
    Genus Thaumasiocyclops
    Genus Troglocyclops

Taxon Information

The Family Cyclopidae 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

  • Cyclopidae, [North America] (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Cyclopidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Pacific, Antarctic; 800 species in 55 genera worldwide, 114 Nearctic species in 23 genera] (Boxshall & Defaye, 2008).
  • Cyclopidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cyclopidae, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).


  • 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.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.

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