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  Genus Hypsibiinae

Genus Hypsibius

    Species H. arcticus -- North America.
    Species H. convergens -- North America.
    Species H. dujardini -- North America.
    Species H. klebelsbergi -- North America.
    Species H. allisoni
    Species H. americanus
    Species H. antonovae
    Species H. biscuitiformis
    Species H. calcaratus
    Species H. camelopardalis
    Species H. choucoutiensis
    Species H. conifer
    Species H. fuhrmanni
    Species H. giusepperamazzotti
    Species H. heardensis
    Species H. hypostomus
    Species H. iskandarovi
    Species H. janetscheki
    Species H. kunmingensis
    Species H. macrocalcaratus
    Species H. maculatus
    Species H. marcelli
    Species H. microps
    Species H. montanus
    Species H. morikawai
    Species H. multituberculatus
    Species H. novaezeelandiae
    Species H. pachyunguis
    Species H. pallidoides
    Species H. pallidus
    Species H. pedrottii
    Species H. pradellii
    Species H. ragonesei
    Species H. roanensis
    Species H. runae
    Species H. scaber
    Species H. scabropygus
    Species H. septulatus
    Species H. seychellensis
    Species H. shaanxiensis
    Species H. stiliferus
    Species H. thaleri
    Species H. valentinae

Taxon Information

The Genus Hypsibius 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

  • Hypsibius, [North America] (Nelson et al., 2010).
  • Hypsibius, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Hypsibius, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).


  • 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.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.

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