Specimen Information

Daphnia lumholtzi
Daphnia lumholtzi
(a waterflea)
Crustaceans-Cladocerans
Exotic

Specimen ID1711183
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusDaphnia
Specieslumholtzi
Common Namea waterflea
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityPuddingstone Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Gabriel
HUC8 Number18070106
HUC10 NameWalnut Creek
HUC10 Number1807010604
HUC12 NameBig Dalton Wash
HUC12 Number180701060402
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month2
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | dispersed
CommentsD. lumhotlzi specimens were observed in plankton tows collected at Puddingstone Reservoir throughout the lake. Tows were collected for early detection monitoring of quagga/zebra mussels by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Tows were collected on 2/7/23 and microscopy observations were made on 2/14/23.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierJoycelyn Ho (California Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/12/2024].

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