Specimen Information

Megacyclops viridis
Megacyclops viridis
(a cyclopoid copepod)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Exotic

Specimen ID240743
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusMegacyclops
Speciesviridis
Common Namea cyclopoid copepod
StateMN
CountySt. Louis
LocalityLake Superior, Duluth Harbor
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04180000
HUC10 Number0418000002
HUC12 Number041800000200
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1042
Author:Ogle, D.H., J.H. Selgeby, R.M. Newman, and M.G. Henry
Date:1995
Title:Diet and feeding periodicity of ruffe in the St. Louis River estuary, Lake Superior
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:124
Pages:356-369
Reference 2
Ref. Number:16354
Author:Hudson, P.L., J.W. Reid, L.T. Lesko, and J.H. Selgeby
Date:1998
Title:Cyclopoid and harpacticoid copepods of the Laurentian Great Lakes.
Journal:Ohio Biological Survey Bulletin New Series
Volume:12
Issue:2
Pages:50 p
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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