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  Family Thamnocephalidae

Genus Thamnocephalus

    Species T. mexicanus -- North America.
    Species T. platyurus -- North America.
    Species T. salinarum
    Species T. venezuelensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Thamnocephalus 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

  • Thamnocephalus, central and southwestern states, 2 species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Thamnocephalus, (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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