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  Family Harpacticidae

Genus Tigriopus

    Species T. californicus -- North America.
    Species T. angulatus
    Species T. brachydactylus
    Species T. brevicornis
    Species T. crozettensis
    Species T. fulvus
    Species T. igai
    Species T. incertus
    Species T. japonicus
    Species T. kerguelenensis
    Species T. kingsejongensis
    Species T. minutus
    Species T. raki
    Species T. sirindhornae
    Species T. thailandensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Tigriopus 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, "One species in inland North America" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).
  • Tigriopus, Pacific coast [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Tigriopus, "Marine; coastal brackish, fresh; inland fresh waters" (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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Copepoda. Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 489-517.
  • 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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