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  Genus Skistodiaptomus

Species S. oregonensis

Taxon Information

The Species S. oregonensis has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Skistodiaptomus oregonensis, "Great Lakes area east and west to coasts, north to Northwest Territories, south in Rocky Mountains to Colorado, Mexico (Michoacán)" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Diaptomus oregonensis, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Diaptomus (Skistodiaptomus) oregonensis, "Lakes, occasionally ponds. Common Great Lakes area U.S. and Canada, east and west to coasts; north to Northwest Territories, south in Rocky Mountains to Colo." (Wilson & Yeatman, 1959).


  • Reid, J.W. & C.E. Williamson. 2010. Copepoda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 829-899.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • Wilson, M.S. & H.C. Yeatman. 1959. Free-Living Copepoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 735-861.

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