Aglaodiaptomus forbesi is found in the Pacific coast states of the USA, and in western Canada east to Saskatchewan (Reid and Williamson, 2010). It has been collected from southwest British Columbia (Sandercock & Scudder, 1994).
This species is found in ponds and lakes (Wilson, 1959).
Reid, J. W. & 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. & 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 Unpublished manuscript.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: Freshwater Biology. Edmondson, W.T. (Ed). Wiley, New York: 738-794.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC:
Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab
for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British
Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed:
2021-06-14 6:34:54 PM]
The information contained in an
E-Fauna BC atlas pages is derived from expert sources as cited (with permission) in each section.
This information is scientifically based. E-Fauna BC also acts as a
portal to other sites via deep links. As always, users should refer to
the original sources for complete information. E-Fauna BC is not
responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the original information.