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  Family Pontoporeiidae

Genus Diporeia

    Species D. hoyi -- Wisconsin!
    Species D. brevicornis -- North America.
    Species D. erythrophthalma -- North America.
    Species D. filicornis -- North America.
    Species D. intermedia -- North America.
    Species D. kendalli -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Diporeia 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

  • Diporeia, "Six species in large lakes of northern United States and southern Canada" (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Diporeia, 1 or 2 species restricted to large lakes in the northern United States (Smith, 2001).


  • 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.

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