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  Genus Canthocamptus

Species C. staphylinoides

Taxon Information

The Species C. staphylinoides has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Canthocamptus staphylinoides, "USA (Alaska, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Great Lakes), Canada (Ontario). Lakes, ponds, seasonal pools, ditches" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Canthocamptus staphylinoides, "Type locality in Neb. Probably widely distributed over most of continent" (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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