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  Family Laophontidae

Genus Heterolaophonte

    Species H. stroemii -- North America.
    Species H. australis
    Species H. bisetosa
    Species H. brevipes
    Species H. campbelliensis
    Species H. curvata
    Species H. denticulata
    Species H. discophora
    Species H. exigua
    Species H. furcata
    Species H. hamata
    Species H. hamondi
    Species H. heejinae
    Species H. insignis
    Species H. lalanai
    Species H. laurentica
    Species H. letovae
    Species H. littoralis
    Species H. livingstoni
    Species H. longisetigera
    Species H. manifera
    Species H. mendax
    Species H. minuta
    Species H. murmanica
    Species H. norvegica
    Species H. oculata
    Species H. pauciseta
    Species H. phycobates
    Species H. pygmaea
    Species H. rottenburgi
    Species H. serratula
    Species H. similis
    Species H. tenuispina
    Species H. tupitskyi
    Species H. uncinata
    Species H. variabilis

Taxon Information

The Genus Heterolaophonte has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Heterolaophonte, "A small, mainly marine genus, with only one species from inland habitats" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Heterolaophonte, brackish ponds on northeast coast [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Heterolaophonte, "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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