Alona affinis, copyright Päule.

Belongs within: Anomopoda.

The Chydoridae are a group of benthic cladocerans with setae on the endite of the second trunk limb modified for scraping algae.

|  i. s.: Rak obtusus P05
|–Chydorinae CC02
|    |–Dunhevedia crassa King 1853 CC02
|    `–Chydorus CC02
|         |–C. globosus D01
|         |–C. sphaericus (Muller 1776) CC02
|         `–C. ventricosus Daday 1898 CC02
`–Aloninae CC02
|–Leydigia acanthocercoides (Fischer 1854) CC02
|–Kurzia latissima (Kurz 1875) CC02
|–Euryalona orientalis (Daday 1898) CC02
|–Oxyurella CC02
|    |–O. singalensis (Daday 1898) CC02
|    `–O. tenuicaudis (Sars 1862) CC02
`–Alona CC02
|–A. acanthocercoides D01
|–A. affinis D01
|–A. bessei D86
|–A. costata D01
|–A. davidi Richard 1895 CC02
|    |–A. d. davidi CC02
|    `–A. d. punctata (Daday 1898) CC02
|–A. guttata D86
|–A. lineata D01
|–A. phreatica D86
|–A. protzi D86
|–A. pulchella King 1853 CC02
|–A. quadrangularis D01
|–A. rostrata D01
|–A. smirnovi D86
|–A. tenuicaudis D01
`–A. testudinaria D01

*Type species of generic name indicated


[CC02] Chandrasekhar, S. V. A., & T. Chatterjee. 2002. Cladoceran fauna of Malda district, West Bengal. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 99 (3): 467–470.

[D01] Daday, E. 1901. Édesvizi mikroszkópi állatok [Mikroskopische Süsswasserthiere]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 375–470. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[D86] Dumont, H. J. 1986. Cladocera. In: Botosaneanu, L. (ed.) Stygofauna Mundi: A Faunistic, Distributional, and Ecological Synthesis of the World Fauna inhabiting Subterranean Waters (including the Marine Interstitial) pp. 263–264. E. J. Brill/Dr W. Backhuys: Leiden.

[P05] Pinder, A. M. 2005. A review of biodiversity in wetlands with organic sediments on the Swan Coastal Plain, Western Australia, with an emphasis on aquatic invertebrates. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 88 (3): 129–132.

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