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  Family Chirocephalidae

Genus Eubranchipus (+ Chirocephalopsis)

    Species E. bundyi -- Wisconsin!
    Species E. ornatus -- Wisconsin!
    Species E. serratus -- Wisconsin!
    Species E. holmanii -- midwestern North America.
    Species E. vernalis -- midwestern North America.
    Species E. intricatus -- North America.
    Species E. moorei -- North America.
    Species E. neglectus -- North America.
    Species E. oregonus -- North America.
    Species E. stegosus -- North America.
    Species E. birostratus
    Species E. claviger
    Species E. grubii
    Species E. hankoi
    Species E. rostratus
    Species E. uchidai
    Species E. vladimiri

Taxon Information

The Genus Eubranchipus 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

  • Eubranchipus, 8 species, several widespread in the [United States] (Smith, 2001).
  • Eubranchipus, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Eubranchipus, (Dexter, 1959).
  • Chirocephalopsis, (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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