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Acanthodiaptomus denticornis (Wierzejski 1887)
Family: Diaptomidae

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© Ian Gardiner  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #74762)

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Distribution of Acanthodiaptomus denticornis in British Columbia
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Acanthodiaptomus denticornis is the only representative of its genus in North America. It is found in western Canada, USA (Alaska, south in Rocky Mountains to Wyoming), and Eurasia (Reid and Williamson, 2010). It has been collected widely across central British Columbia (Sandercock & Scudder, 1994).

This species is found in lakes and ponds (Wilson, 1959).

Note Author: Ian Gardiner

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
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Species References

Reid, J. W. and C. E Williamson 2010. Copepoda. In: Thorp, J.H. & A.P Covich (Eds). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates.Academic Press, New York: 829-899.

Sandercock, G. A. and G. G. E. Scudder 1994. An Introduction and Key to the Freshwater Calanoid Copepods (Crustacea) of British Columbia. Dept of Zoology, University of British Columbia. Unpublished manuscript. Available at http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hts/risc/o_docs/aquatic/calanoid/assets/final.pdf

Wilson, M. S. 1959. Free-living Copepoda: Calanoida. In: Edmondson, W.T. (Ed). Freshwater Biology. Wiley, New York: 738-794.

General References

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