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  Family Crangonyctidae

Genus Bactrurus

    Species B. mucronatus -- midwestern North America.
    Species B. angulus -- North America.
    Species B. brachycaudus -- North America.
    Species B. cellulanus -- North America.
    Species B. hubrichti -- North America.
    Species B. pseudomucronatus -- North America.
    Species B. speleopolis -- North America.
    Species B. wilsoni -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Bactrurus 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

  • Bactrurus, (Lowry & Myers, 2012).
  • Bactrurus, "Eight species, central Untied States, east of continental divide; hypogean" (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Bactrurus, 3 species; hypogean; IL, KA, MO, OH, OK (Smith, 2001).
  • Bactrurus, "found in subterranean waters" (Chace et al., 1959).


  • Lowry, J.K. & A.A. Myers. 2012. A phylogeny and classification of the Senticaudata subord. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda). ZooTaxa 3610: 1-80. [Available online]
  • 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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Amphipoda (Scuds, sideswimmers). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 569-584.
  • Chace, F.A., jr., J.G. Mackin, L. Hubricht, A.H. Banner & H.H. Hobbs, jr. 1959. Malacostraca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 869-901.

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