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  Order Harpacticoida

Family Tachidiidae

    Genus Microarthridion -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Geeopsis -- North America.
    Genus Tachidius -- North America.
    Genus Afrosenia
    Genus Anapophysia
    Genus Apodonsiella
    Genus Archisenia
    Genus Bathypsammis
    Genus Cithadius
    Genus Cylindronannopus
    Genus Dactylopodella
    Genus Danielssenia
    Genus Donsiella
    Genus Euterpina
    Genus Fladenia
    Genus Idomene
    Genus Jonesiella
    Genus Leptotachidia
    Genus Micropsammis
    Genus Mucrosenia
    Genus Oligoxylora
    Genus Paradanielssenia
    Genus Paranannopus
    Genus Peltisenia
    Genus Prionos
    Genus Psammis
    Genus Pseudomesochra
    Genus Pseudonsiella
    Genus Pseudotachidius
    Genus Rhyncoceras
    Genus Sentiropsis
    Genus Telopsammis
    Genus Xylora

Taxon Information

The Family Tachidiidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Tachidiidae, "A primarily marine family" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Tachidiidae, (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.
  • 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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