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  Family Olindiidae

Genus Craspedacusta (+ Limnocodium)

    Species C. sowerbyi -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. chuxiongensis
    Species C. iseana
    Species C. kuoi
    Species C. sichuanensis
    Species C. sinensis
    Species C. ziguiensis
    Species C. marginata
    Species C. vovasi

Taxon Information

The Genus Craspedacusta has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

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

Literature Records

  • Craspedacusta, (Pechenik, 2015).
  • Limnocodium, (Pechenik, 2015).
  • Craspedacusta, [North America] (Slobodkin & Bossert, 2010).
  • Craspedacusta, (Jankowski et al., 2008).
  • Craspedacusta, 1 species distributed throughout the U.S. in natural and artificial habitats [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Craspedacusta, (Jankowski, 2001).
  • Craspedacusta, [freshwater] (Dumont, 1994).
  • Craspedacusta, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Craspedacusta, (Hyman, 1959).


  • Pechenik, J.A. 2015. Biology of the Invertebrates, 7th edition. McGraw-Hill, NewYork.. 606 pp.
  • Slobodkin, L.B. & P.E. Bossert. 2010. Cnidaria. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 125-142.
  • Jankowski, T., A.G. Collins & R. Campbell. 2008. Global diversity of inland water cnidarians. Hydrobiologia 595: 35-40. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Cnidaria (Hydroids, jellyfish). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 61-76.
  • Jankowski, T. 2001. The freshwater medusae of the world — a taxonomic and systematic literature study with some remarks on other inland water jellyfish. Hydrobiologia 462: 91-113. [Available online]
  • Dumont, H.J. 1994. The distribution and ecology of the fresh- and brackish-water medusae of the world. Hydrobiologia 272: 1-12. [Available online]
  • 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.
  • Hyman, L.H. 1959. Coelenterata. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 313-322.

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