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  Family Chydoridae

Genus Chydorus

    Species C. faviformis -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. gibbus -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. globosus -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. latus -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. sphaericus -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. bicollaris -- North America.
    Species C. bicornutus -- North America.
    Species C. biovatus -- North America.
    Species C. brevilabris -- North America.
    Species C. canadensis -- North America.
    Species C. linguilabris -- North America.
    Species C. ovalis -- North America.
    Species C. aciculatus
    Species C. albicans
    Species C. alexandrovi
    Species C. angustirostris
    Species C. baicalensis
    Species C. barbatus
    Species C. brehmi
    Species C. brevidentatus
    Species C. caelatus
    Species C. ceylonicus
    Species C. ciliatus
    Species C. clelandi
    Species C. denticulatus
    Species C. dentifer
    Species C. eurynotus
    Species C. favosa
    Species C. gibsoni
    Species C. godeti
    Species C. herrmanni
    Species C. invaginatus
    Species C. irinae
    Species C. kallipygos
    Species C. labrosus
    Species C. laticornis
    Species C. latifrons
    Species C. leonardi
    Species C. macquariensis
    Species C. minor
    Species C. minutus
    Species C. mutilatus
    Species C. nitidulus
    Species C. nitidus
    Species C. nomeralis
    Species C. obscurirostris
    Species C. opacus
    Species C. parvireticulatus
    Species C. parvus
    Species C. patagonicus
    Species C. pectinatus
    Species C. pizzarri
    Species C. plumatus
    Species C. pubescens
    Species C. punctatus
    Species C. reticulatus
    Species C. rylovi
    Species C. sinensis
    Species C. spinosus
    Species C. striatus
    Species C. tasekberae
    Species C. tenuirostris
    Species C. tilhoi
    Species C. tuberculatus
    Species C. undulatus
    Species C. ventricosus

Taxon Information

The Genus Chydorus 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

  • Chydorus, (Kotov et al., 2013).
  • Chydorus, widely distributed [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Chydorus, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Chydorus, [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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