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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Superphylum: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Branchiopoda
Subclassis: Phyllopoda
Ordo: Diplostraca
Subordo: Cladocera
Infraordo: Anomopoda
Familia: Moinidae
Genera: Moina - Moinodaphnia

Moinidae is a crustacean family within the order Cladocera.[1] Species within this family are widely occurring including the continents of North America and Africa.[2] In newer classifications it is sometimes included in the family Daphniidae.[3]

Moina is one of two genera in the family.[4]


1. ^ Clyde E. Goulden (1968). The Systematics and Evolution of the Moinidae. American Philosophical Society. pp. 1–101. ISBN 9780871695864101.
2. ^ C. Michael Hogan (2008). "Makgadikgadi". In A. Burnham. The Megalithic Portal. http://www.megalithic.co.uk/article.php?sid=22373&mode=&order=0. Retrieved February 9, 2011.
3. ^ Joel W. Martin & George E. Davis (2001). An Updated Classification of the Recent Crustacea. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. pp. 1–132. http://atiniui.nhm.org/pdfs/3839/3839.pdf.
4. ^ L. Forró, N. M. Korovchinsky, A. A. Kotov & A. Petrusek (2008). Global diversity of cladocerans (Cladocera; Crustacea) in freshwater. In Estelle V. Balian, Christian Lévêque, Hendrik Segers & Koen Martens. "Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment" (PDF). Hydrobiologia. Developments in Hydrobiology 198 595 (1): 177–184. doi:10.1007/s10750-007-9013-5. ISBN 978-1-4020-8259-7. http://decapoda.nhm.org/pdfs/27704/27704.pdf. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8259-7_19

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