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  Superfamily Gammaroidea

Family Gammaridae

    Genus Echinogammarus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Gammarus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Eoniphargus
    Genus Akerogammarus
    Genus Albanogammarus
    Genus Amathillina
    Genus Axelboeckia
    Genus Baku
    Genus Cephalogammarus
    Genus Chaetogammarus
    Genus Comatogammarus
    Genus Dershavinella
    Genus Dikerogammarus
    Genus Eurybiogammarus
    Genus Fontogammarus
    Genus Gammaropisa
    Genus Gmelina
    Genus Gmelinopsis
    Genus Ilvanella
    Genus Jugogammarus
    Genus Kuzmelina
    Genus Lanceogammarus
    Genus Laurogammarus
    Genus Longigammarus
    Genus Lusigammarus
    Genus Marinogammarus
    Genus Neogammarus
    Genus Pallasiola
    Genus Pectenogammarus
    Genus Rhipidogammarus
    Genus Sarothrogammarus
    Genus Scytaelina
    Genus Shablogammarus
    Genus Sinogammarus
    Genus Sowinskya
    Genus Tadzhikistania
    Genus Tadzocrangonyx
    Genus Tyrrhenogammarus
    Genus Yogmelina

Taxon Information

The Family Gammaridae 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

  • Gammaridae, "Freshwater, occasionally marine, epigean... Palaearctic" (Lowry & Myers, 2012).
  • Gammaridae, [North America] (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Gammaridae, [Palearctic, Nearctic; 304 species in 21 genera worldwide, 13 Nearctic species in 1 genus] (Väinölä et al., 2008).
  • Gammaridae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Gammaridae, (Chace et al., 1959).


  • Lowry, J.K. & A.A. Myers. 2012. A phylogeny and classification of the Senticaudata subord. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda). ZooTaxa 3610: 1-80. [Available online]
  • Covich, A.P., J.H. Thorp & D.C. Rogers. 2010. Introduction to the Subphylum Crustacea. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 695-723.
  • Väinölä, R., J.D.S. Witt, M. Grabowski, J.H. Bradbury, K. Jazdzewski & B. Sket. 2008. Global diversity of amphipods (Amphipoda; Crustacea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 241-255. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Amphipoda (Scuds, sideswimmers). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 569-584.
  • Chace, F.A., jr., J.G. Mackin, L. Hubricht, A.H. Banner & H.H. Hobbs, jr. 1959. Malacostraca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 869-901.

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