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  Superfamily Cirolanoidea

Family Cirolanidae

    Genus Antrolana -- North America.
    Genus Cirolanides -- North America.
    Genus Aatolana
    Genus Annina
    Genus Anopsilana
    Genus Aphantolana
    Genus Arubolana
    Genus Atarbolana
    Genus Bahalana
    Genus Baharilana
    Genus Bathylana
    Genus Bathynomus
    Genus Booralana
    Genus Calyptolana
    Genus Cartetolana
    Genus Ceratolana
    Genus Cirolana
    Genus Colopisthus
    Genus Conilera
    Genus Conilorpheus
    Genus Creaseriella
    Genus Debodea
    Genus Dodecalana
    Genus Dolicholana
    Genus Eurydice
    Genus Eurylana
    Genus Excirolana
    Genus Exumalana
    Genus Faucheria
    Genus Gnatholana
    Genus Hansenolana
    Genus Haptolana
    Genus Kagalana
    Genus Kensleylana
    Genus Limicolana
    Genus Marocolana
    Genus Metacirolana
    Genus Mexilana
    Genus Natatolana
    Genus Neocirolana
    Genus Odysseylana
    Genus Oncilorpheus
    Genus Orphelana
    Genus Palaega
    Genus Parabathynomus
    Genus Parilcirolana
    Genus Plakolana
    Genus Politolana
    Genus Pontogelos
    Genus Pseudaega
    Genus Pseudolana
    Genus Saharolana
    Genus Scutulana
    Genus Seychellana
    Genus Sintorolana
    Genus Skotobaena
    Genus Sphaeromides
    Genus Turcolana
    Genus Typhlocirolana
    Genus Xylolana
    Genus Yucatalana
    Genus Zulialana

Taxon Information

The Family Cirolanidae 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

  • Cirolanidae, [North America] (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Cirolanidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cirolanidae, "Only one genus and species in fresh water north Mexico and the West Indies" (Chace et al., 1959).


  • 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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Isopoda (Aquatic sow bugs). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 553-567.
  • 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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