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Stygepactophanes jurassicus Museum de Genève.JPG
Stygepactophanes jurassicus (700 ×)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Maxillopoda
Subclass: Copepoda
Order: Harpacticoida
Family: Canthcamptidae
G. O. Sars, 1906 [1]

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Canthocamptidae is a family of copepods. Most of the 700 species are confined to fresh water, although there are also marine species.[2] It contains the following genera:[3]


  1. ^ "Canthocamptidae G. O. Sars, 1906". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved July 8, 2011. 
  2. ^ G. L. Pesce (August 17, 2007). "Canthocamptidae Sars, 1906, emend. Monard, 1927, Lang, 1948". 
  3. ^ T. Chad Walter & R. Huys (August 6, 2008). T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall, ed. "Canthocamptidae". World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 31, 2009.