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  Family Streptocephalidae

Genus Streptocephalus

    Species S. sealii -- midwestern North America.
    Species S. texanus -- North America.
    Species S. annanarivensis
    Species S. antillensis
    Species S. areva
    Species S. bidentatus
    Species S. bimaris
    Species S. bourquinii
    Species S. bouvieri
    Species S. cafer
    Species S. caljoni
    Species S. cirratus
    Species S. cladophorus
    Species S. coomansi
    Species S. dendrophorus
    Species S. dendyi
    Species S. dichotomus
    Species S. distinctus
    Species S. dorothae
    Species S. dregi
    Species S. echinus
    Species S. gauthieri
    Species S. gracilis
    Species S. guzmani
    Species S. indistinctus
    Species S. jakubskii
    Species S. javanensis
    Species S. kaokoensis
    Species S. kargesi
    Species S. lamellifer
    Species S. linderi
    Species S. longimanus
    Species S. mackini
    Species S. macrourus
    Species S. mattoxi
    Species S. moorei
    Species S. namibiensis
    Species S. neumanni
    Species S. ovamboensis
    Species S. papillatus
    Species S. potosinensis
    Species S. proboscideus
    Species S. propinquus
    Species S. purcelli
    Species S. queenslandicus
    Species S. reunionensis
    Species S. rothschildi
    Species S. rubricaudatus
    Species S. rugosus
    Species S. similis
    Species S. simplex
    Species S. sirindhornae
    Species S. spinicaudatus
    Species S. spinifer
    Species S. spinosus
    Species S. sudanicus
    Species S. torvicornis
    Species S. trifidus
    Species S. vitreus
    Species S. wirminghausi
    Species S. woottoni
    Species S. zeltneri
    Species S. zuluensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Streptocephalus has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Streptocephalus, 8 species mostly restricted to the southwestern U.S., a few widely distributed (Smith, 2001).
  • Streptocephalus, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Streptocephalus, (Dexter, 1959).


  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Phyllopodous Branchiopoda (fairy, tadpole, and clam shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 427-452.
  • 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.
  • Dexter, R.W. 1959. Anostraca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 558-576.

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