Specimen Information

Bythotrephes longimanus
Bythotrephes longimanus
(spiny waterflea)
Crustaceans-Cladocerans
Exotic

Specimen ID160955
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
StateMN
CountyCook
LocalityFlour Lake (in the Gunflint Trail area lakes near the Canadian border)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBaptism-Brule
HUC8 Number04010101
HUC10 NamePigeon River
HUC10 Number0401010102
HUC12 NameMcFarland Lake
HUC12 Number040101010201
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15887
Author:Branstrator, D.K., M.E. Brown, L.J. Shannon, M. Thabes, and K. Heimgartner
Date:2006
Title:Range expansion of Bythotrephes longimanus in North America: evaluating habitat characteristics in the spread of an exotic zooplankter.
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:8
Pages:1367-1379
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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