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  Subfamily Hyalellidae

Genus Hyalella (+ Austrohyalella, + Mesohyalella)

    Species H. azteca -- Wisconsin!
    Species H. montezuma -- North America.
    Species H. muerta -- North America.
    Species H. sandra -- North America.
    Species H. texana -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Hyalella 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

  • Hyalella (Hyalella), (Lowry & Myers, 2012).
  • Hyalella (Austrohyalella), (Lowry & Myers, 2012).
  • Hyalella (Mesohyalella), (Lowry & Myers, 2012).
  • Hyalella, "A widespread genus" (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Hyalella, 5 species, 1 widespread and very common [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Hyalella, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Hyalella, [North America] (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.
  • 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.
  • 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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