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  Family Sphaeromatidae

Genus Cassidinidea

    Species C. ovalis -- North America.
    Species C. arndti
    Species C. bondi
    Species C. fluminensis
    Species C. korpie
    Species C. lunifrons
    Species C. monodi
    Species C. mosaica
    Species C. quadricarinata
    Species C. tuberculata

Taxon Information

The Genus Cassidinidea 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

  • Cassidinidea, [North America] (Covich et al., 2010).
  • Cassidinidea, 1 species entering freshwater along northeast coast [North America] (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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