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  Family Moinidae

Genus Moina

    Species M. affinis -- Wisconsin!
    Species M. micrura -- Wisconsin!
    Species M. brachiata -- North America.
    Species M. brachycephala -- North America.
    Species M. hutchinsoni -- North America.
    Species M. irrasa -- North America.
    Species M. macrocopa -- North America.
    Species M. rectirostris -- North America.
    Species M. wierzejskii -- North America.
    Species M. australiensis
    Species M. baringoensis
    Species M. baylyi
    Species M. belli
    Species M. brevicaudata
    Species M. chankensis
    Species M. diksamensis
    Species M. dubia
    Species M. dumonti
    Species M. elliptica
    Species M. ephemeralis
    Species M. eugeniae
    Species M. flexuosa
    Species M. geei
    Species M. gouldeni
    Species M. hartwigi
    Species M. juanae
    Species M. kazsabi
    Species M. lipini
    Species M. longicollis
    Species M. minuta
    Species M. mongolica
    Species M. mukhamedievi
    Species M. oryzae
    Species M. pectinata
    Species M. propinqua
    Species M. reticulata
    Species M. rostrata
    Species M. ruttneri
    Species M. salina
    Species M. tenuicornis
    Species M. weismanni

Taxon Information

The Genus Moina 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

  • Moina, (Kotov et al., 2013).
  • Moina, usually in pools and ponds [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Moina, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Moina, [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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