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  Order Harpacticoida

Family Cletodidae

    Genus Kollerua -- North America.
    Genus Limnocletodes -- North America.
    Genus Acrenhydrosoma
    Genus Actinocletodes
    Genus Australonannopus
    Genus Cletodes
    Genus Dyacrenhydrosoma
    Genus Enhydrosoma
    Genus Enhydrosomella
    Genus Intercletodes
    Genus Monocletodes
    Genus Neoacrenhydrosoma
    Genus Paracrenhydrosoma
    Genus Pontocletodes
    Genus Schizacron
    Genus Scintis
    Genus Sphingothrix
    Genus Spinapecruris
    Genus Strongylacron
    Genus Stylicletodes
    Genus Triathrix

Taxon Information

The Family Cletodidae 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

  • Cletodidae, "A primarily marine family with some freshwater members" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Cletodidae, [Palearctic, Oriental; 3 species in 1 genus worldwide] (Boxshall & Defaye, 2008).
  • Cletodidae, (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]
  • 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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