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  Class Maxillopoda

Subclass Branchiura (fish lice)

    Order Arguloida -- Wisconsin!

Taxon Information

The Subclass Branchiura 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

  • Branchiura, [North America] (Covich et al., 2010).


  • Covich, A.P., J.H. Thorp & D.C. Rogers. 2010. Introduction to the Subphylum Crustacea. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 695-723.
  • Poly, W.J. 2008. Global diversity of fishlice (Crustacea: Branchiura: Argulidae) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 209-212. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Branchiura (fish lice). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 519-520.
  • Wilson, M.S. 1959. Branchiura and Parasitic Copepoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 862-868.

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