Limnoithona sinensis
(Asian copepod)
Crustaceans-Copepods
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Limnoithona sinensis (Burckhardt 1912)

Common name: Asian copepod

Synonyms and Other Names: Oithona (Limnoithona) sinensis

Taxonomy: available through www.itis.govITIS logo

Identification: See Ferrari and Orsi (1984).

Native Range: Uncertain. It has only been collected in two other locations worldwide, the Yangtze River in China and the Amazon River in South America (Ferrari and Orsi 1984).

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Nonindigenous Occurrences: Established in San Francisco Bay, California (Ruiz 2000). 

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Ferrari, F.D., and J. Orsi. 1984. Oithona davisae, new species, and Limnoithona sinensis (Burkhardt, 1912) (Copepoda: Oithonidae) from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Estuary, California. Journal of Crustacean Biology 4(1):106-126.

Revision Date: 8/27/2015

Citation Information:
U.S. Geological Survey, 2017, Limnoithona sinensis (Burckhardt 1912): U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=171, Revision Date: 8/27/2015, Access Date: 11/19/2017

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