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  Family Darwinulidae

Genus Penthesilenula

    Species P. malayica -- North America.
    Species P. aotearoa
    Species P. araucana
    Species P. incae
    Species P. kohanga
    Species P. reidae
    Species P. repoa
    Species P. setosa
    Species P. sphagna

Taxon Information

The Genus Penthesilenula 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

  • Penthesilenula, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Penthesilenula, "Common in interstitial in wetland sediments, springs, streams, shallow groundwater" (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Penthesilenula, a single undetermined species, FL (Smith, 2001).


  • Martens, K. & S. Savatenalinton. 2011. A subjective checklist of the Recent, free-living, non-marine Ostracoda (Crustacea). Zootaxa 2855: 1-79. [Available online]
  • Smith, A.J. & L.D. Delorme. 2010. Ostracoda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 725-771.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Ostracoda (seed shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 521-544.

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