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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Branchiopoda
Order: Cladocera
Infraorder: Anomopoda
Family: Bosminidae
Baird, 1845

Bosminidae is a family of anomopods in the order Diplostraca. There are at least 3 genera and 40 described species in Bosminidae.[1][2][3][4]



  1. ^ "Bosminidae Family Information". Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  2. ^ "Bosminidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  3. ^ "Bosminidae Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  4. ^ "Browse Bosminidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-02-23.

Further reading[edit]

  • Dodson, Stanley L.; Cáceres, Carla E.; Rogers, D.Christopher (2010). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates (Third ed.). Academic Press. doi:10.1016/C2009-0-02669-5. ISBN 978-0-12-374855-3.
  • Capinera, John L., ed. (2008). Encyclopedia of Entomology. Springer. ISBN 978-1402062421.
  • Brendonck, L.; Rogers, D.C.; Olesen, J.; Weeks, S.; Hoeh, W.R. (2007). Balian, E.V.; Lévêque, C.; Segers, H.; Martens, K., eds. Global diversity of large branchiopods (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) in freshwater. Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment. Developments in Hydrobiology. 198. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8259-7_18. ISBN 978-1-4020-8258-0.
  • Dumont, Henri; Negrea, S. (1992). Introduction to the Class Branchiopoda. Guides to the Identification of the Microinvertebrates of the Continental Waters of the World. Backhuys. ISBN 9057821125.