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  Family Tachidiidae

Genus Microarthridion

    Species M. littorale -- midwestern North America.
    Species M. berberum
    Species M. corbisierae
    Species M. fallax
    Species M. laurenticum
    Species M. litospinatus
    Species M. perkinsi
    Species M. reductum
    Species M. thanhi

Taxon Information

The Genus Microarthridion 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

  • Microarthridion, [North America] (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Microarthridion, several euryhaline species of Atlantic coast [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Microarthridion, "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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