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  Order Harpacticoida

Family Phyllognathopodidae

    Genus Phyllognathopus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Allophyllognathopus
    Genus Neophyllognathopus
    Genus Parbatocamptus

Taxon Information

The Family Phyllognathopodidae 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

  • Phyllognathopodidae, "A small but cosmopolitan, freshwater family" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Phyllognathopodidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Antarctic; 10 species in 3 genera worldwide, 2 Nearctic species in 1 genus] (Boxshall & Defaye, 2008).
  • Phyllognathopidae [sic], (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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