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Nuvola apps important.svg The name of this taxon appears to be invalid under the relevant nomenclatural code, as it may be a junior homonym of Simocephalus Guenther, 1858?.


Taxonavigation: Anomopoda 

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: Anomopoda

Familia: Daphniidae
Genus: Simocephalus
Subgenera (4): S. (Aquipiculus) – S. (Crownocephalus) – S. (Echinocaudus) – S. (Simocephalus)

Overview of species[edit]

S. acutirostratus – S. exspinosus – S. latirostris – S. lusaticus – S. mesorostris – S. obtusatus – S. vetulus


  • Simocephalus Schödler, 1858


  • Simosa Norman, 1903
    • new replacement name for Simocephalus Schödler, 1858
  • Simodaphnia Angel & Chevey, 1927
    • new replacement name for Simocephalus Schödler, 1858


  • Angel, F.; Chevey, P. 1927: Synonymie entre un Ophidien et un Cladocere et creation du genre Simodaphnia. Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France, 52: 44–45.
  • Hann, B.J. 2003: Book review. Journal of paleolimnology, 29(1): 135. DOI: 10.1023/A:1022811229281
  • Norman, A.M. 1903: New generic names for some Entomostraca and Cirripedia. Annals and magazine of natural history (7), 11: 367–369. Internet Archive BHL
  • Orlova-Bienkowskaja, M.J. 1995: Revision of the group Simocephalus (serratulus) (Crustacea, Daphniiformes, Daphniidae). Zoologicheskii zhurnal, 74(8): 57–71. [not seen]
  • Orlova-Bienkowskaja, M.J. 1995: A revision of the Simocephalus (latirostris) species group (Crustacea: Anomopoda: Daphniidae). Hydrobiologia, 316(1): 43–58. DOI: 10.1007/BF00019374
  • Orlova-Bienkowskaja, M.J. 1998: A revision of the cladoceran genus Simocephalus (Crustacea, Daphniidae). Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, London (zoology), 64(1): 1–62.
  • Orlova-Bienkowskaja, M.Y. 2001: Cladocera: Anomopoda Daphniidae: genus Simocephalus. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. ISBN 90-5782-090-0
  • Özdikmen, H.; Akbulut, N. 2010: Crownocephalus nom. nov., a new name for the preoccupied generic name Simocephalus (Coronocephalus) Orlova-Bienkowskaja, 1995 (Cladocera: Daphniidae). Munis entomology & zoology, 5: 305–306. PDF
  • Webber, W.R. et al. 2010: [Chapter] EIGHT Phylum ARTHROPODA SUBPHYLUM CRUSTACEA shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin. Pp. 98-232 in Gordon, D.P. (ed.): New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume 2. Kingdom Animalia. Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, ichnofossils. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, New Zealand. ISBN 978-1-87725793-3