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  Superfamily Atyoidea

Family Atyidae

    Genus Palaemonias -- North America.
    Genus Syncaris -- North America.
    Genus Antecaridina
    Genus Archaeatya
    Genus Atya
    Genus Atyaephyra
    Genus Atydina
    Genus Atyella
    Genus Atyoida
    Genus Atyopsis
    Genus Australatya
    Genus Caridella
    Genus Caridina
    Genus Caridinides
    Genus Caridinopsis
    Genus Dugastella
    Genus Edoneus
    Genus Gallocaris
    Genus Halocaridina
    Genus Halocaridinides
    Genus Jolivetya
    Genus Jonga
    Genus Lancaris
    Genus Limnocaridella
    Genus Limnocaridina
    Genus Mancicaris
    Genus Marosina
    Genus Micratya
    Genus Monsamnis
    Genus Neocaridina
    Genus Paracaridina
    Genus Paratya
    Genus Parisia
    Genus Potimirim
    Genus Puteonator
    Genus Pycneus
    Genus Pycnisisa
    Genus Sinodina
    Genus Stygiocaris
    Genus Troglocaris
    Genus Typhlatya
    Genus Typhlocaridina
    Genus Typhlopatsa

Taxon Information

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

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

Literature Records

  • Atyidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Pacific; 359 species in 35 genera worldwide, 4 Nearctic species in 2 genera] (De Grave et al., 2008).
  • Atyidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Atyidae, (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]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Decapoda (Crayfishes, shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 585-608.
  • 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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