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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Branchiopoda
Order: Cladocera
Suborder: Anomopoda
Family: Moinidae
Goulden, 1968

Moinidae is a crustacean family within the order Cladocera.[1] Species within this family are widely occurring including the continents of North America and Africa.[2] In newer classifications it is sometimes included in the family Daphniidae.[3]

Moina is one of two genera in the family.[4]


  1. ^ Clyde E. Goulden (1968). The Systematics and Evolution of the Moinidae. American Philosophical Society. pp. 1–101. ISBN 978-0-87169-586-4.
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan (2008). A. Burnham, ed. "Makgadikgadi". The Megalithic Portal. Retrieved February 9, 2011.
  3. ^ Joel W. Martin & George E. Davis (2001). An Updated Classification of the Recent Crustacea (PDF). Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. pp. 1–132.
  4. ^ L. Forró, N. M. Korovchinsky, A. A. Kotov & A. Petrusek (2008). Estelle V. Balian; Christian Lévêque; Hendrik Segers; Koen Martens, eds. "Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment" (PDF). Hydrobiologia. Developments in Hydrobiology 198. 595 (1): 177–184. doi:10.1007/s10750-007-9013-5. ISBN 978-1-4020-8259-7. |chapter= ignored (help) doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8259-7_19