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Hesperodiaptomus nevadensis Light, 1938
Family: Diaptomidae

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© Ian Gardiner  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #74753)

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Distribution of Hesperodiaptomus nevadensis in British Columbia
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Hesperodiaptomus nevadensis is found in Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan) and the USA (Nevada, Montana, Washington State) (Dussart & Defaye, 2002). It has been collected in the dry interior of British Columbia (Sandercock & Scudder, 1994).

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

Note Author: Ian Gardiner

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Diaptomus nevadensis Light, 1938
Hesperodiaptomus dentipes Kincaid, 1956

Additional Photo Sources

Species References

Dussart, B. and Defaye. D. 2002. World directory of Crustacea Copepoda of inland waters I – Calaniformes. Backhuys Publishers Leiden: vii + 276pp.

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 Unpublished manuscript.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

General References

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