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  Order Harpacticoida

Family Darcythompsoniidae

    Genus Leptocaris -- North America.
    Genus Darcythompsonia
    Genus Kristensenia
    Genus Pabellonia

Taxon Information

The Family Darcythompsoniidae 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

  • Darcythompsoniidae, "A primarily marine family with a few freshwater members" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Darcythompsoniidae, [Palearctic; 1 species worldwide] (Boxshall & Defaye, 2008).


  • 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]

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