Page last updated Wed 05 Feb 2020


Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Order Cladocera

Suborder Anomopoda (+ Chydoroidea)

    Family Acantholeberidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Bosminidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Chydoridae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Daphniidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Eurycercidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Ilyocryptidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Macrothricidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Moinidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Ophryoxidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Dumontiidae -- North America.
    Family Gondwanotrichidae
    Family Neothricidae
    Family Sayciidae

Taxon Information

The Suborder Anomopoda 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

  • Anomopoda, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Pacific, Antarctic; 537 species in 76 genera worldwide, 169 Nearctic species in 43 genera] (Forró et al., 2008).
  • Chydoroidea (= Anomopoda), (Brooks, 1959).


  • Forró, L. N.M. Korovchinsky, A.A. Kotov & A. Petrusek. 2008. Global diversity of cladocerans (Cladocera; Crustacea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 177-184. [Available online]
  • Brooks, J.L. 1959. Cladocera. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 587-656.

Web Pages

Site managed by Daniel L. Graf @ University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point