Limnoithona tetraspina
Limnoithona tetraspina
(a copepod)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Exotic
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Limnoithona tetraspina

Common name: a copepod

Taxonomy: available through www.itis.govITIS logo

Native Range:
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Nonindigenous Occurrences: Sacramento River (Cohen and Carlton 1995) and San Francisco Bay (Ruiz et al. 2000), California.

Remarks: Reported in China (Ferrai and Orsi 1984).

References: (click for full references)

Cohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton. 1995. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary, A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta. A report for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC and The National Sea Grant College Program Connecticut Sea Grant.

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.

Ruiz, G.M., P.W. Fofonoff, J.T. Carlton, M.J. Wonham, and A.H. Hines. 2000. Invasion of coastal marine communities in North America: Apparent patterns, processes, and biases. Annual Review of Ecological Systematics 31:481-531.

Revision Date: 8/27/2015

Citation Information:
U.S. Geological Survey, 2017, Limnoithona tetraspina: U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=172, Revision Date: 8/27/2015, Access Date: 9/19/2017

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