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Taxonavigation: Onychopoda 

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
Classis: Branchiopoda
Superordo: Cladocera
Ordo: Onychopoda

Familia: Cercopagididae
Genera (2): Bythotrephes – Cercopagis

Source(s) of checklist: 
Checklist based uncritically on



Primary references[edit]

  • Mordukhai-Boltovskoi, Ph.D.. 1968: On the taxonomy of the Polyphemidae. Crustaceana. 14: 197–209.

Additional references[edit]

  • Dumont, H.J.; Negrea, S.V. 2002: Introduction to the class Branchiopoda. Guides to the identification of the macroinvertebrates of the continental waters of the world. (Ed. H.J. F. Dumont). Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 19:1-398. ISBN 90-5782-112-5
  • Rivier, I.K. 1998: The predatory Cladocera (Onychopoda: Podonidae, Polyphemidae, Cercopagidae) and Leptodorida of the world. Backhuys Publishing, Leiden: pp.213. ISBN 90-73348-85-4
  • Morphological variation of the predatory cladocerans of family Cercopagidae (Crustacea).