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  Genus Hesperodiaptomus

Species H. eiseni

Taxon Information

The Species H. eiseni has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Hesperodiaptomus eiseni, "USA (Alaska, Aleutian Islands, western states), Canada (west coast provinces east to Labrador), Northeastern Siberia, Japan. Ponds, lakes" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Diaptomus eiseni, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Diaptomus (Hesperodiaptomus) eiseni, "Ponds, lakes. Calif. (type locality), north to Alaska, east to Labrador" (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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