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  Family Diaptomidae

Genus Aglaodiaptomus

    Species A. clavipes -- Wisconsin!
    Species A. leptopus -- Wisconsin!
    Species A. stagnalis -- Wisconsin!
    Species A. atomicus -- North America.
    Species A. clavipoides -- North America.
    Species A. conipedatus -- North America.
    Species A. dilobatus -- North America.
    Species A. forbesi -- North America.
    Species A. kingsburyae -- North America.
    Species A. lintoni -- North America.
    Species A. marshianus -- North America.
    Species A. pseudosanguineus -- North America.
    Species A. saskatchewanensis -- North America.
    Species A. savagei -- North America.
    Species A. spatulocrenatus -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Aglaodiaptomus 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

  • Aglaodiaptomus, "Genus endemic to North America. A few are planktonic in large lakes, but most live in tem- porary ponds and are sensitive to fish predation" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Diaptomus (Aglaodiaptomus), [North America] (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.
  • 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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