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Leptodiaptomus tyrrelli (Poppe, 1888)
Family: Diaptomidae

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© Ian Gardiner  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #74759)

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Distribution of Leptodiaptomus tyrrelli in British Columbia
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Leptodiaptomus tyrrelli is found in Canada east to Labrador, in the USA – Alaska, the Rocky Mountains west to the Pacific coast, and Kamchatka (Reid & Williamson, 2010). It has been collected extensively across central and southern British Columbia (Sandercock & Scudder, 1994).

This species is found in lakes and ponds. It is common in mountains, rarer at low elevations (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: Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates. Thorp, J.H. & A.P Covich (Eds). 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 Unpublished manuscript.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: Freshwater Biology. Edmondson, W.T. (Ed). 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: 2022-06-30 4:11:30 PM]
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