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Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Suborder Pleocyemata

infraorder Caridea (caridean shrimp)

    Superfamily Palaemonoidea -- Wisconsin!
    Superfamily Atyoidea -- North America.
    Superfamily Alpheoidea
    Superfamily Nematocarcinoidea
    Superfamily Bresilioidea
    Superfamily Campylonotoidea
    Superfamily Crangonoidea
    Superfamily Galatheacaridoidea
    Superfamily Oplophoroidea
    Superfamily Pandaloidea
    Superfamily Pasiphaeoidea
    Superfamily Physetocaridoidea
    Superfamily Processoidea
    Superfamily Psalidopodoidea
    Superfamily Stylodactyloidea

Taxon Information

The infraorder Caridea 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

  • Caridea, (Chace et al., 1959).


  • De Grave, S., Y. Cai & A. Anker. 2008. Global diversity of shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 287-293. [Available online]
  • 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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