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  Family Temoridae

Genus Eurytemora

    Species E. affinis -- Wisconsin!
    Species E. americana -- North America.
    Species E. arctica -- North America.
    Species E. bilobata -- North America.
    Species E. canadensis -- North America.
    Species E. composita -- North America.
    Species E. foveola -- North America.
    Species E. gracilicauda -- North America.
    Species E. gracilis -- North America.
    Species E. herdmani -- North America.
    Species E. hirundo -- North America.
    Species E. hirundoides -- North America.
    Species E. kieferi -- North America.
    Species E. lacustris -- North America.
    Species E. pacifica -- North America.
    Species E. raboti -- North America.
    Species E. richingsi -- North America.
    Species E. thompsoni -- North America.
    Species E. velox -- North America.
    Species E. yukonensis -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Eurytemora 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

  • Eurytemora, "Holarctic, in estuaries and brackish and fresh coastal waterbodies [sic]" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Eurytemora, 1 species in salt and brackish waters, as well as freshwater ponds and lakes along all coasts, recently in Mississippi River system and Great Lakes [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Eurytemora, "Marine, coastal brackish, fresh-water, or euryhaline 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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