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  Order Harpacticoida

Family Nannopodidae (+ Huntemanniidae)

    Genus Huntemannia -- North America.
    Genus Nannopus -- North America.
    Genus Acuticoxa
    Genus Laophontisochra
    Genus Pontopolites
    Genus Rosacletodes

Taxon Information

The Family Nannopodidae 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

  • Huntemanniidae, "A mainly marine family; a very few coastal species may occasionally enter freshwater" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Huntemanniidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical; 6 species in 2 genera worldwide, 1 Nearctic species] (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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