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  Subfamily Eucyclopinae

Genus Tropocyclops

    Species T. prasinus -- midwestern North America.
    Species T. extensus -- North America.
    Species T. confinis
    Species T. jerseyensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Tropocyclops 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

  • Tropocyclops, "A large cosmopolitan genus, with no recent revision" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Tropocyclops, a common and widespread species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Tropocyclops, (Wilson & Yeatman, 1959).


  • Reid, J.W. & C.E. Williamson. 2010. Copepoda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 829-899.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Copepoda. Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 489-517.
  • Wilson, M.S. & H.C. Yeatman. 1959. Free-Living Copepoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 735-861.

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