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  Family Canthocamptidae

Genus Moraria

    Species M. affinis -- midwestern North America.
    Species M. cristata -- midwestern North America.
    Species M. duthiei -- midwestern North America.
    Species M. hudsoni -- midwestern North America.
    Species M. mrazeki -- midwestern North America.
    Species M. laurentica -- North America.
    Species M. virginiana -- North America.
    Species M. acuta
    Species M. alpina
    Species M. arboricola
    Species M. arctica
    Species M. arenosa
    Species M. baikalensis
    Species M. brevicauda
    Species M. brevipes
    Species M. bureschi
    Species M. catalana
    Species M. catracha
    Species M. colchica
    Species M. cornuta
    Species M. coronata
    Species M. cusuca
    Species M. dentata
    Species M. denticulata
    Species M. fontinalis
    Species M. frondicola
    Species M. gracilipes
    Species M. hondurica
    Species M. hostensis
    Species M. ilami
    Species M. insularis
    Species M. intermedia
    Species M. jana
    Species M. kummeroworum
    Species M. kummeroworum
    Species M. laticauda
    Species M. linevitchi
    Species M. litoralis
    Species M. litoralis
    Species M. longicauda
    Species M. magna
    Species M. mazepovi
    Species M. michielettoae
    Species M. minor
    Species M. mongolica
    Species M. monticola
    Species M. neotropica
    Species M. operculata
    Species M. ovicauda
    Species M. pectinata
    Species M. phyllura
    Species M. poppei
    Species M. pseudobrevipes
    Species M. radovnae
    Species M. similis
    Species M. sinuata
    Species M. sphagnicola
    Species M. spinulosa
    Species M. stankovitchi
    Species M. stylata
    Species M. subterranea
    Species M. tenuicauda
    Species M. terrula
    Species M. tomilovi
    Species M. tsukubaensis
    Species M. utulikensis
    Species M. valkanovi
    Species M. varica
    Species M. werestschagini

Taxon Information

The Genus Moraria 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

  • Moraria, "A speciose, circumboreal genus" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Moraria, many species, widely distributed [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Moraria, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Moraria, "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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