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Zooplankton of the Great Lakes

Zooplankton common to the Laurentian Great Lakes and surrounding region of North America

 

Cladocerans

Species Name

Author

Bosmina longirostris

Aimee Genung

Bythotrephes cederstroemi

Keith D. Tollenaere

Ceriodaphnia quadrangula

Erik McDonald

Cercopagis pengoi

Stephanie Brandal

Chydorus sphaericus

Matt Kerr

Daphnia mendotae

Matt Igleski

Daphnia parvula

Briana Skufca

Daphnia pulicaria

David Coulter

Daphnia retrocurva

Erin Murchie

Diaphanosoma sp.

Allison Smart

Holopedium gibberum

Justin Johnston

Leptodora kindti

Amanda Weber

Moina micrura

Maggie Van Guilder

Polyphemus pediculus

Amanda Bosak

Scapholeberis mucronata

Jane Schild

Sida crystalina

Cody Webster

Simocephalus sp.

Valerie Bogan

 

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Copepods

Species Name

Author

Acanthocyclops vernalis

Dave Schuberg

Diacyclops thomasi

Ron St. Onge

Epischura lacustris

Mike Holmes

Eurytemora affinis

Kregg Smith

Limnocalanus macrurus

Nate Caswell

Mesocyclops edax

Tim Repicky

Skistodiaptomus oregonensis

Qian Liu

 

Other Crustaceans

Species Name

Author

Chirocephalopsis bundyi

Marcy Knoll

Diporeia hoyi

Robin Debruyne

Gammarus sp.

Ryan Wheeler

Hemimysis anomala

Alison Strandburg

Mysis relicta

Dan O'Keefe

Triops sp.

David Wooten

 

Rotifers

Species Name

Author

Asplanchna sp.

Jessica Sherman

Brachionus spp.

Benjamin Coyle

Filinia terminalis

Molly Gordon

Keratella cochlearis

Gwen Kloosterman

Ploesoma sp.

Emily Wimmer

Polyarthra vulgaris

Susan Dalgarn

Testudinella sp.

Baihleigh Talon

Trichocerca spp.

Erica Fraley

 

Other Invertebrates

Species Name

Author

Chaoborus sp.

Doug Larson

Craspedacusta sowerbyi

David Branson