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  Family Daphniidae

Genus Simocephalus (+ Aquipiculus, + Coronocephalus)

    Species S. exspinosus -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. serrulatus -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. vetulus -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. daphnoides -- North America.
    Species S. heilongjiangensis -- North America.
    Species S. mirabilis -- North America.
    Species S. mixtus -- North America.
    Species S. punctatus -- North America.
    Species S. rostratus -- North America.
    Species S. acutirostratus
    Species S. aegyptiacus
    Species S. brehmi
    Species S. cacicus
    Species S. congener
    Species S. elizabethae
    Species S. gibbosus
    Species S. latirostris
    Species S. lusaticus
    Species S. mesorostris
    Species S. nudifrons
    Species S. obtusatus
    Species S. semiserratus
    Species S. spinosulus
    Species S. vetuloides
    Species S. victoriensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Simocephalus 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

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