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Onychodiaptomus sanguineus (Forbes S.A., 1876)
Family: Diaptomidae

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© Ian Gardiner  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #74760)

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Distribution of Onychodiaptomus sanguineus in British Columbia
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Onychodiaptomus sanguineus is widely distributed in Canada and the northern USA south to Arizona, Gulf of Mexico states, and South Carolina (Reid and Williamson, 2010). It has been collected in extreme southwest British Columbia (Sandercock & Scudder, 1994).

This species is found in lakes and temporary ponds (Reid and Williamson, 2010).

Note Author: Ian Gardiner

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
BC Ministry of Environment: BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer--the authoritative source for conservation information in British Columbia.

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Diaptomus sanguineus Forbes S.A., 1876

Additional Photo Sources

Species References

Reid, J. W. and 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. 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 Unpublished manuscript.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

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 3:10:34 PM]
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