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  Genus Apocyclops

Species A. panamensis

Taxon Information

The Species A. panamensis 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

  • Apocyclops panamensis, "USA (Florida, Louisiana, Texas), Mexico (Yucata╠ün Peninsula), Central America, Antilles, northern Atlantic and Pacific coasts of South America, Africa (Ivory Coast). Fresh to hypersaline, ephemeral and permanent ponds and lagoons" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Cyclops (Microcyclops) panamensis, "Panama; Mexico; Fla.; probably occurs in states bordering on Mexico" (Wilson & Yeatman, 1959).


  • Reid, J.W. & C.E. Williamson. 2010. Copepoda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 829-899.
  • Wilson, M.S. & H.C. Yeatman. 1959. Free-Living Copepoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 735-861.

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