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  Family Bopyridae

Genus Probopyrus

    Species P. bithynis -- North America.
    Species P. aberrans
    Species P. abhoyai
    Species P. alcocki
    Species P. annandalei
    Species P. ascendens
    Species P. bengalensis
    Species P. borrei
    Species P. brachysoma
    Species P. brevipes
    Species P. buitendijki
    Species P. demani
    Species P. floridensis
    Species P. fluviatilis
    Species P. gangeticus
    Species P. giardi
    Species P. godaveriensis
    Species P. incertus
    Species P. marinus
    Species P. oviformis
    Species P. pacificensis
    Species P. palaemoni
    Species P. panamensis
    Species P. pandalicola
    Species P. pica
    Species P. plesionikae
    Species P. prashadi
    Species P. ringuelti
    Species P. semperi
    Species P. weberi

Taxon Information

The Genus Probopyrus 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

  • Probopyrus, "Three described species; Atlantic and Gulf states, possibly other areas" (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Probopyrus, 1 species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Probopyrus, (Chace et al., 1959).


  • 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.
  • 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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