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  Subfamily Diphasconinae

Genus Diphascon

    Species D. alpinum -- North America.
    Species D. granifer -- North America.
    Species D. higginsi -- North America.
    Species D. patanei -- North America.
    Species D. recamieri -- North America.
    Species D. scoticum -- North America.
    Species D. aculeatum
    Species D. arduifrons
    Species D. australianum
    Species D. behanae
    Species D. belgicae
    Species D. bidropion
    Species D. birklehofi
    Species D. bisbullatum
    Species D. boreale
    Species D. brevipes
    Species D. bullatum
    Species D. burti
    Species D. carolae
    Species D. chilenense
    Species D. clavatum
    Species D. claxtonae
    Species D. dastychi
    Species D. dolmiticum
    Species D. elongatum
    Species D. faialense
    Species D. gerdae
    Species D. gordonense
    Species D. greveni
    Species D. halapiense
    Species D. humicus
    Species D. hydrophilum
    Species D. iharosi
    Species D. iltisi
    Species D. langhovdense
    Species D. latipes
    Species D. linzhiensis
    Species D. maucci
    Species D. mirabile
    Species D. mitrense
    Species D. modestum
    Species D. montigenum
    Species D. nelsonae
    Species D. nobilei
    Species D. nodulosum
    Species D. nonbullatum
    Species D. oculatum
    Species D. ongulense
    Species D. onorei
    Species D. opisthoglyptum
    Species D. pingue
    Species D. pinguiforme
    Species D. platyungue
    Species D. polare
    Species D. prorsirostre
    Species D. puniceum
    Species D. ramazzottii
    Species D. rugocaudatum
    Species D. rugosum
    Species D. sanae
    Species D. secchii
    Species D. serratum
    Species D. sexbullatum
    Species D. stappersi
    Species D. tenue
    Species D. trachydorsatum
    Species D. tricuspidatum
    Species D. triodon
    Species D. victoriae
    Species D. zaniewi
    Species D. ziliense
    Species D. bicorne
    Species D. coniferens
    Species D. dolomiticum
    Species D. marcusi
    Species D. marcuzzii
    Species D. mariae
    Species D. mirabilis
    Species D. procerum
    Species D. punctatum
    Species D. rivulare
    Species D. speciosum

Taxon Information

The Genus Diphascon 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

  • Diphascon, [North America] (Nelson et al., 2010).
  • Diphascon, [North America] (Smith, 2001).


  • Nelson, D.R., R. Guidetti & L. Rebecchi. 2010. Tardigrada. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 455-484.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Tardigrada (Water bears). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 227-243.

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