Page last updated Wed 05 Feb 2020


Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Phylum Arthropoda

Subphylum Crustacea

    Class Branchiopoda -- Wisconsin!
    Class Malacostraca -- Wisconsin!
    Class Maxillopoda -- Wisconsin!
    Class Ostracoda -- Wisconsin!
    Class Cephalocarida
    Class Mystacocarida
    Class Remipedia

Taxon Information

The Subphylum Crustacea has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

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

Literature Records

  • Crustacea, [68,171 described species] (Brusca & Brusca, 2003).


  • Ahyong, S.T., J.K. Lowry, M. Alonso, R.N. Bamber, G.A. Boxshall, P. Castro, S. Gerken, G.S. Karaman, J.W. Goy, D.S. Jones, K. Meland, D.C. Rogers & J. Svavarsson. 2011. Subphylum Crustacea Brünnich, 1772. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa 3148: 165-191.
  • Brusca, R.C. & G.J. Brusca. 2003. Invertebrates, 2nd edition. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland, Massachusetts. 936 pp.

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