Specimen Information

Heteropsyllus nunni
Heteropsyllus nunni
(a copepod)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1474346
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusHeteropsyllus
Speciesnunni
Common Namea copepod
StateWI
CountyAshland
LocalitySouth of Devil's Island, Lake Superior
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0402030003
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number040203000300
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day22
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | hitch hiker
Statusunknown
Comments2 Female specimens with eggs were collected August 2017. A nearby location was sampled August 2018 and no specimens of H. nunni were collected.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Number of Females2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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