Fine Art

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: Branchiopoda
Superordo: Cladocera
Ordo: Ctenopoda

Familia: Holopediidae
Genus: Holopedium
Species (7): H. acidophilum – H. amazonicum – H. atlanticum – H. gibberum – H. glacialis – H. groenlandicum – H. ramasarmii

Holopedium Zaddach, 1855


Korovchinsky, N.M. 2005: New species of Holopedium Zaddach, 1855 (Crustacea: Cladocera: Ctenopoda) from Greenland. Journal of limnology, 64(2): 103–112. PDF
Rao, L.M.; Naidu, N.J.; Padmaja, G. 1998: Holopedium ramasarmii n. sp. (Cladocera: Holopedidae), a new cladoceran from freshwaters of Visakhapatnam. Uttar Pradesh journal of zoology, 18(1): 45–47. ISSN: 0256-971X [not seen]
Rowe, C.L.; Adamowicz, S.J.; Hebert, P.D.N. 2007: Three new cryptic species of the freshwater zooplankton genus Holopedium (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Ctenopoda), revealed by genetic methods. Zootaxa, 1656: 1–49. Abstract & excerpt
Zaddach, E.G. 1855: Holopedium gibberum, ein neues Crustaceum aus der Familie der Branchiopoden. Archiv für naturgeschichte, 21(1): 159–188. Internet Archive BHL


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Holopedium is the sole genus of water fleas in the family Holopediidae. There are about seven described species in Holopedium.[1][2][3]

These seven species belong to the genus Holopedium:

Holopedium acidophilum Rowe, Adamowicz & Hebert, 2007
Holopedium amazonicum Stingelin, 1904
Holopedium atlanticum Rowe, Adamowicz & Hebert, 2007
Holopedium gibberum Zaddach, 1855
Holopedium glacialis Rowe, Adamowicz & Hebert, 2007
Holopedium groenlandicum Korovchinsky, 2005
Holopedium ramasarmii Rao, Naidu & Padmaja, 1998


"Holopedium Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-06-14.
"Holopedium". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-06-14.

"Holopedium genus Information". Retrieved 2019-06-14.

Further reading

Korovchinsky, N. M. (1992). Sididae and Holopediidae (Crustacea: Daphniiformes). Guides to the Identification of the Microinvertebrates of the Continental Waters of the World. Vol. 3. SPB Academic Publishing. ISBN 978-90-5103-074-7. ISSN 0928-2440.


Biology Encyclopedia

Retrieved from ""
All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

Home - Hellenica World