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  Genus Thermocyclops

Species T. tenuis

Taxon Information

The Species T. tenuis 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

  • Thermocyclops tenuis, "[USA (Arizona, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico), Mexico (Aguascalientes, Campeche, Nuevo León, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Yucatán), Cuba, Puerto Rico, Central America, South America to Argentina. Lakes, reservoirs, ponds, marshes" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Mesocyclops tenuis, "Ariz. and probably other states bordering on Mexico" (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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