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  Order Bathynellacea

Family Bathynellidae

    Genus Bathynella -- North America.
    Genus Pacificabathynella -- North America.
    Genus Agnatobathynella
    Genus Antrobathynella
    Genus Austrobathynella
    Genus Baikalobathynella
    Genus Clamousella
    Genus Delamareibathynella
    Genus Gallobathynella
    Genus Hispanobathynella
    Genus Indobathynella
    Genus Meridiobathynella
    Genus Morimotobathynella
    Genus Nannobathynella
    Genus Nihobathynella
    Genus Paradoxibathynella
    Genus Parameridiobathynella
    Genus Pseudantrobathynella
    Genus Pseudobathynella
    Genus Sardobathynella
    Genus Serbanibathynella
    Genus Tianschanobathynella
    Genus Transkeilthynella
    Genus Transvaalthynella
    Genus Uenobathynella
    Genus Vandelibathynella
    Genus Vejdovskybathynella

Taxon Information

The Family Bathynellidae 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

  • Bathynellidae, [North America] (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Bathynellidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 91 species in 27 genera worldwide, 4 Nearctic species in 2 genera] (Camacho & Valdecasas, 2008).


  • 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.
  • Camacho, A.I. & A.G. Valdecasas. 2008. Global diversity of syncarids (Syncarida; Crustacea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 257-266. [Available online]

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