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  Genus Eurytemora

Species E. affinis

Taxon Information

The Species E. affinis 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

  • Eurytemora affinis, "Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Pacific coastal areas and estuaries; Great Lakes, and reservoirs of the central and southeastern USA as far as Texas and New Mexico, and northern Mexico (Chihuahua, Tamaulipas); European and northeast Asian coasts, Caspian Sea, Azores, Argentina" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Eurytemora affinis, "marine form found in lakes and ponds of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf of Mexico coastal areas" (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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