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  Family Daphniidae

Genus Ceriodaphnia

    Species C. lacustris -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. laticaudata -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. pulchella -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. quadrangula -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. reticulata -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. rotunda -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. megops -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. acanthina -- North America.
    Species C. cornuta -- North America.
    Species C. dubia -- North America.
    Species C. rigaudi -- North America.
    Species C. affinis
    Species C. alabamensis
    Species C. bicuspidata
    Species C. carolinensis
    Species C. consors
    Species C. dentata
    Species C. deserticola
    Species C. globosa
    Species C. hakea
    Species C. minor
    Species C. natalis
    Species C. nitida
    Species C. parva
    Species C. planifrons
    Species C. producta
    Species C. scitula
    Species C. setifera
    Species C. setosa
    Species C. silvestrii
    Species C. solis
    Species C. spinata
    Species C. sublaevis
    Species C. turkestanica

Taxon Information

The Genus Ceriodaphnia 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

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