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  Order Cladocera

Suborder Ctenopoda (+ Sidoidea)

    Family Holopediidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Sididae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Pseudopenilidae

Taxon Information

The Suborder Ctenopoda 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

  • Ctenopoda, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neptropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Pacific; 50 species in 8 genera worldwide, 18 Nearctic species in 7 genera] (Forró et al., 2008).
  • Sidoidea (= Ctenopoda), (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.

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