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  Family Ameiridae

Genus Nitokra (+ Nitocra)

    Species N. hibernica -- midwestern North America.
    Species N. bdellurae -- North America.
    Species N. bisetosa -- North America.
    Species N. evergladensis -- North America.
    Species N. lacustris -- North America.
    Species N. spinipes -- North America.
    Species N. typica -- North America.
    Species N. affinis
    Species N. arctolongus
    Species N. australis
    Species N. balli
    Species N. balnearia
    Species N. baltica
    Species N. blochi
    Species N. cari
    Species N. chelifer
    Species N. delaruei
    Species N. divaricata
    Species N. dubia
    Species N. elegans
    Species N. elongata
    Species N. fallaciosa
    Species N. fragilis
    Species N. galapagoensis
    Species N. gracilimana
    Species N. hamata
    Species N. humphreysi
    Species N. hyperidis
    Species N. incerta
    Species N. inuber
    Species N. japonica
    Species N. karanovici
    Species N. laingensis
    Species N. malaica
    Species N. mediterranea
    Species N. medusaea
    Species N. minor
    Species N. oligochaeta
    Species N. palustris
    Species N. paradoxa
    Species N. phlegraea
    Species N. phreatica
    Species N. pietschmanni
    Species N. platypus
    Species N. pontica
    Species N. psammophila
    Species N. pseudospinipes
    Species N. pusilla
    Species N. quadriseta
    Species N. reducta
    Species N. reunionensis
    Species N. salina
    Species N. sewelli
    Species N. simplex
    Species N. sphaeromata
    Species N. stygia
    Species N. subterranea
    Species N. tenuicornis
    Species N. treforti
    Species N. tridens
    Species N. uenoi
    Species N. vietnamensis
    Species N. wolterecki
    Species N. yahiai

Taxon Information

The Genus Nitokra 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

  • Nitocra, "A large genus with many marine and brackish water, and a few freshwater species. Originally spelled Nitokra, but the incorrect subsequent spelling has become established" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Nitokra, mostly coastal brackish and freshwater species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Nitocra, "Marine; coastal brackish, fresh waters" (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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