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  Genus Hesperodiaptomus

Species H. shoshone

Taxon Information

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

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

Literature Records

  • Hesperodiaptomus shoshone, "USA (Alaska, western states south to Arizona), Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan). High-altitude lakes and ponds" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Diaptomus (Hesperodiaptomus) shoshone, "Lakes and ponds, high altitudes. Rocky Mountains, Alberta to Colo.; Sierra Nevada Mountains, Calif." (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.
  • 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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