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  Order Siphonostomatoida

Family Lernaeopodidae

    Genus Salmincola -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Achtheres -- North America.
    Genus Cauloxenus -- North America.
    Genus Acespadia
    Genus Advena
    Genus Albionella
    Genus Alella
    Genus Anaclavella
    Genus Anchorella
    Genus Andropoda
    Genus Basanistes
    Genus Brachiella
    Genus Brachiellina
    Genus Brianella
    Genus Charopinopsis
    Genus Charopinus
    Genus Clavella
    Genus Clavellisa
    Genus Clavellistes
    Genus Clavellodes
    Genus Clavellomimus
    Genus Clavellopsis
    Genus Clavellotis
    Genus Coregonicola
    Genus Cryptova
    Genus Dendrapta
    Genus Eobrachiella
    Genus Epachthes
    Genus Epibrachiella
    Genus Epiclavella
    Genus Eubrachiella
    Genus Euclavellisa
    Genus Isobranchia
    Genus Lernaeopoda
    Genus Lernaeopodella
    Genus Lernaeopodina
    Genus Lernaeopodopsis
    Genus Margolisius
    Genus Mixtio
    Genus Nectobrachia
    Genus Neobrachiella
    Genus Nudiclavella
    Genus Ommatokoita
    Genus Parabrachiella
    Genus Pionodesmotes
    Genus Probrachiella
    Genus Proclavellodes
    Genus Pseudocharopinoides
    Genus Pseudocharopinus
    Genus Pseudolernaeopoda
    Genus Pseudolernaeopodina
    Genus Pseudolernanthropus
    Genus Pseudomixtio
    Genus Pseudotracheliastes
    Genus Schistobrachia
    Genus Schisturus
    Genus Sparidicola
    Genus Stylophorus
    Genus Thomsonella
    Genus Thynnicola
    Genus Thysanote
    Genus Thysanotella
    Genus Tracheliastes
    Genus Vanbenedenia

Taxon Information

The Family Lernaeopodidae 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

  • Lernaeopodidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Oriental; 38 species in 7 genera worldwide, 12 Nearctic species in 3 genera] (Boxshall & Defaye, 2008).
  • Lernaeopodidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).


  • Boxshall, G.A. & D. Defaye. 2008. Global diversity of copepods (Crustacea: Copepoda) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 195-207. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Copepoda. Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 489-517.

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