Specimen Information

Ripistes parasita
Ripistes parasita
(an oligochaete)
Annelids-Oligochaetes
Exotic

Specimen ID157172
GroupAnnelids-Oligochaetes
GenusRipistes
Speciesparasita
Common Namean oligochaete
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Superior, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0402030003
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number040203000300
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13623
Author:Grigorovich, I.A., A.V. Korniushin, D.K. Gray, I.C. Duggan, R.I. Colautti, and H.J. MacIsaac
Date:2003
Title:Lake Superior: an invasion coldspot?.
Journal:Hydrobiologia
Volume:499
Issue:1-3
Pages:191-210
CommentsNon-budding and budding immature specimens. Collected in vegetated (e.g. Chara) and rocky habitats from depths ranging between 5.8 and 7.4 mm.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalCMN
Museum Cat NumberCMNA 2002-0009-0010
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1.6-2.8 mm


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