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  Family Thamnocephalidae

Genus Branchinella

    Species B. acacioidea -- North America.
    Species B. alachua -- North America.
    Species B. lithaca -- North America.
    Species B. sublettei -- North America.
    Species B. affinis
    Species B. apophysata
    Species B. arborea
    Species B. australiensis
    Species B. basispina
    Species B. buchananensis
    Species B. chudeaui
    Species B. compacta
    Species B. denticulata
    Species B. dubia
    Species B. frondosa
    Species B. hardingi
    Species B. hattahensis
    Species B. kugenumaensis
    Species B. latzi
    Species B. longirostris
    Species B. lyrifera
    Species B. madurai
    Species B. minuta
    Species B. mira
    Species B. nichollsi
    Species B. occidentalis
    Species B. ondonguae
    Species B. ornata
    Species B. pinnata
    Species B. proboscida
    Species B. simplex
    Species B. spinosa
    Species B. wellardi
    Species B. yunnanensis

Taxon Information

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

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

Literature Records

  • Branchinella, 4 species, FL, GA, TX (Smith, 2001).
  • Branchinella, (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.
  • Dexter, R.W. 1959. Anostraca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 558-576.

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