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Holopedium gibberum Zaddach, 1855
Water Flea
Family: Holopediidae

Photo of species

© Ian Gardiner  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #74724)

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Distribution of Holopedium gibberum in British Columbia
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Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
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Species References

Korovchinsky, N.M. 1992. Sididae & Holopediidae. Guides to the Identification of the Microinvertebrates of the Continental Waters of the World. SPB Academic Publishing, Amsterdam: 82pp.

Patalas, K., Patalas, J. & A. Salki 1994. Planktonic crustaceans in lakes of Canada (distribution of species, bibliography). Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 1954. Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Central and Arctic Regions. v+218pp.

Rowe, C.L., Adamowicz, S.J. & P.D.N. Hebert 2007. Three new cryptic species of the freshwater zooplankton genus Holopedium (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Ctenopoda), revealed by genetic methods. Zootaxa 1656: 1-49.

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: 2022-06-30 4:45:57 PM]
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