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  Family Chydoridae

Genus Acroperus

    Species A. harpae -- Wisconsin!
    Species A. angustatus -- North America.
    Species A. aureolata -- North America.
    Species A. alonoides
    Species A. avirostris
    Species A. dispar
    Species A. elongatus
    Species A. maduensis
    Species A. neglectus
    Species A. sinuatus
    Species A. tupinamba

Taxon Information

The Genus Acroperus 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

  • Acroperus, (Kotov et al., 2013).
  • Acroperus, common everywhere in vegetation [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Acroperus, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Acroperus, [North America] (Brooks, 1959).


  • Kotov, A., L. Forró, N.M. Korovchinksy & A. Petrusek. 2013. World checklist of freshwater Cladocera species. World Wide Web electronic publication. Available online at Generated 28 June 2013. 38 pp. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Cladoceran Branchiopoda (Water fleas). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 453-488.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • Brooks, J.L. 1959. Cladocera. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 587-656.

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