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  Genus Tigriopus

Species T. californicus (+ T. triangulus)

Taxon Information

The Species T. californicus 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

  • Tigriopus californicus, "found in tidepools of varying salinity along the Pacific coast from Vancouver to California; reported from inland freshwaters in South America and Africa" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Tigriopus californicus, "known from tidal pools of varying salinity, Pacific coast (Vancouver Island to Calif.); from inland fresh waters, [South America] and Africa" (Wilson & Yeatman, 1959).
  • Tigriopus triangulus, [= T. californicus] (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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