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  Family Centropagidae

Genus Limnocalanus

    Species L. macrurus -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. johanseni -- North America.
    Species L. michaelseni
    Species L. sarsi
    Species L. solstitialis

Taxon Information

The Genus Limnocalanus 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

  • Limnocalanus, [North America] (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Linmocalanus [sic], occurs in deep, cold lakes in northeast, such as Great Lakes, Finger Lakes, and Green Lake (WI), but also in Cascade Range lakes in WA (Smith, 2001).
  • Limnocalanus, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Limnocalanus, "Marine coastal and fresh-water species" (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.
  • 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.
  • 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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