Page last updated Wed 05 Feb 2020


Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Parvorder Crangonyctidira

Superfamily Crangonyctoidea (+ Niphargoidea)

    Family Crangonyctidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Austroniphargidae
    Family Chillagoeidae
    Family Giniphargidae
    Family Kotumsaridae
    Family Neoniphargidae
    Family Niphargidae
    Family Paracrangonyctidae
    Family Paramelitidae
    Family Perthiidae
    Family Pseudocrangonyctidae
    Family Sandroidae
    Family Sternophysingidae
    Family Uronyctidae

Taxon Information

The Superfamily Crangonyctoidea 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

  • Crangonyctoidea, (Lowry & Myers, 2012).
  • Crangonyctoidea, (Väinölä et al., 2008).
  • Niphargoidea, (Väinölä et al., 2008).


  • Lowry, J.K. & A.A. Myers. 2012. A phylogeny and classification of the Senticaudata subord. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda). ZooTaxa 3610: 1-80. [Available online]
  • 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]

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