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Epischura nevadensis Lilljeborg in Guerne and Richard, 1889
Copepod
Family: Temoridae


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Distribution of Epischura nevadensis in British Columbia
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Introduction


Epischura nevadensis is found within Canada from the Pacific coast east to Manitoba. In the USA, it is found in Alaska, and from the Pacific coast states east to the Rocky Mountains (Reid and Williamson, 2010). It has been collected extensively within central and southern British Columbia (Sandercock & Scudder, 1994).

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

Note Author: Ian Gardiner

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
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Species References

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 Unpublished manuscript.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: Edmondson, W.T. (Ed). Freshwater Biology. Wiley, New York: 738-794.

General References


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: 2022-07-04 6:19:32 PM]
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