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  Family Diaptomidae

Genus Acanthodiaptomus

    Species A. denticornis -- North America.
    Species A. pacificus
    Species A. tibetanus

Taxon Information

The Genus Acanthodiaptomus 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

  • Acanthodiaptomus, "Mainly a Palaearctic genus, with only one species in North America" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Acanthodiaptomus, 1 species in higher elevations of Rocky Mountains [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Acanthodiaptomus, "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.
  • 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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