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  Family Canthocamptidae

Genus Bryocamptus (+ Arcticocamptus, + Limocamptus)

    Species B. hiemalis -- midwestern North America.
    Species B. hutchinsoni -- midwestern North America.
    Species B. minutus -- midwestern North America.
    Species B. nivalis -- midwestern North America.
    Species B. pygmaeus -- midwestern North America.
    Species B. vejdovskyi -- midwestern North America.
    Species B. zschokkei -- midwestern North America.
    Species B. alleganiensis -- North America.
    Species B. arcticus -- North America.
    Species B. cuspidatus -- North America.
    Species B. elegans -- North America.
    Species B. hiatus -- North America.
    Species B. kerboi -- North America.
    Species B. minusculus -- North America.
    Species B. morrisoni -- North America.
    Species B. newyorkensis -- North America.
    Species B. subarcticus -- North America.
    Species B. tikchikensis -- North America.
    Species B. umiatensis -- North America.
    Species B. washingtonensis -- North America.
    Species B. aberrans
    Species B. abnobensis
    Species B. abyssicola
    Species B. albidus
    Species B. alosensis
    Species B. alpestris
    Species B. alpinus
    Species B. aquaeductus
    Species B. arndti
    Species B. baikalensis
    Species B. balcanicus
    Species B. birsteini
    Species B. bispinosus
    Species B. bogoriensis
    Species B. borus
    Species B. borutzkyi
    Species B. brevipes
    Species B. bryobates
    Species B. bryophillus
    Species B. bulbochaetus
    Species B. campaneri
    Species B. chappuisi
    Species B. cheongokensis
    Species B. clavus
    Species B. cokeri
    Species B. crassipes
    Species B. cristatus
    Species B. dacicus
    Species B. dentatus
    Species B. denticulatus
    Species B. douwei
    Species B. echinatus
    Species B. elaphoides
    Species B. gauthieri
    Species B. hoferi
    Species B. horai
    Species B. hostensis
    Species B. incertus
    Species B. innominatus
    Species B. intercalaris
    Species B. komi
    Species B. kozhowi
    Species B. krochini
    Species B. laccophilus
    Species B. lacustris
    Species B. littoralis
    Species B. longicaudatus
    Species B. longifurcatus
    Species B. longisetosus
    Species B. macedonicus
    Species B. madarensis
    Species B. marinus
    Species B. mirus
    Species B. modernus
    Species B. mrazeki
    Species B. nenggaoensis
    Species B. pacificus
    Species B. parvus
    Species B. pilosus
    Species B. pirgos
    Species B. praegeri
    Species B. pyrenaicus
    Species B. reductus
    Species B. rhaeticus
    Species B. rylovi
    Species B. saxicola
    Species B. sinuatus
    Species B. smirnovi
    Species B. spinulosus
    Species B. stillae
    Species B. stouti
    Species B. tarnogradskyi
    Species B. tatrensis
    Species B. tauricus
    Species B. tenuis
    Species B. tuberculatus
    Species B. typhlops
    Species B. unisaetosus
    Species B. unisetiger
    Species B. vandouwei
    Species B. viduus
    Species B. weberi
    Species B. yohteiensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Bryocamptus 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

  • Bryocamptus, "A speciose, primarily circumboreal genus" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Bryocamptus, many species, widely distributed, very common on all kinds of substrate [North America]...many widely distributed species in a variety of freshwater habitats [North America]...many widely distributed species in a variety of freshwater habitats [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Bryocamptus, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Bryocamptus, "Fresh water (rarely in brackish or saline)" (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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