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  Family Asellidae

Genus Caecidotea

    Species C. acuticarpa -- North America.
    Species C. adenta -- North America.
    Species C. alabamensis -- North America.
    Species C. antricola -- North America.
    Species C. attenuata -- North America.
    Species C. brevicauda -- North America.
    Species C. communis -- North America.
    Species C. dentadactyla -- North America.
    Species C. dimorpha -- North America.
    Species C. hobbsi -- North America.
    Species C. intermedia -- North America.
    Species C. macropropoda -- North America.
    Species C. montana -- North America.
    Species C. nickajackensis -- North America.
    Species C. oculata -- North America.
    Species C. packardi -- North America.
    Species C. pricei -- North America.
    Species C. spatulata -- North America.
    Species C. stiladactyla -- North America.
    Species C. stygia -- North America.
    Species C. tomalensis -- North America.
    Species C. tridentata -- North America.
    Species C. ancyla
    Species C. barri
    Species C. beattyi
    Species C. bicrenata
    Species C. bilineata
    Species C. bowmani
    Species C. cannula
    Species C. carolinensis
    Species C. catachaetus
    Species C. chiapas
    Species C. circulus
    Species C. cumberlandensis
    Species C. cyrtorhynchus
    Species C. dauphina
    Species C. extensolinguala
    Species C. filicispeluncae
    Species C. fonticulus
    Species C. forbesi
    Species C. foxi
    Species C. franzi
    Species C. fustis
    Species C. henroti
    Species C. holsingeri
    Species C. holti
    Species C. incurva
    Species C. jordani
    Species C. kawamurai
    Species C. kendeighi
    Species C. kenki
    Species C. laticaudata
    Species C. lesliei
    Species C. mackini
    Species C. metcalfi
    Species C. nodula
    Species C. nortoni
    Species C. obtusa
    Species C. occidentalis
    Species C. paurotrigona
    Species C. phreatica
    Species C. racovitzai
    Species C. recurvata
    Species C. reddelli
    Species C. richardsonae
    Species C. rotunda
    Species C. salemensis
    Species C. scrupulosa
    Species C. scypha
    Species C. sequoiae
    Species C. serrata
    Species C. simonini
    Species C. simulator
    Species C. sinuncus
    Species C. steevesi
    Species C. teresae
    Species C. vandeli

Taxon Information

The Genus Caecidotea has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Caecidotea, "Around 100 species, probably many more undescribed; widespread" (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Caecidotea, about 80 epigean and subterranean species in the 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. Isopoda (Aquatic sow bugs). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 553-567.

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