Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241451
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusMegacyclops
Speciesviridis
Common Namea cyclopoid copepod
CountryCanada
StateONT
CountyEssex
LocalityRiver Canard [S of Windsor]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDetroit
HUC8 Number04090004
HUC10 NameDetroit
HUC10 Number0409000407
HUC12 Name040900040000
HUC12 Number040900040703
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13596
Author:Grigorovich, I.A., R.I. Colautti, E.L. Mills, K. Holeck, A.G. Ballert, and H.J. MacIsaac
Date:2003
Title:Ballast-mediated animal introductions in the Laurentian Great Lakes: retrospective and prospective analyses.
Journal:Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Volume:60
Pages:740-756
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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