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Heterocope septentrionalis
Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Crustacea
Class Maxillopoda
Subclass Copepoda
Order Calanoida
Family Temoridae
Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Caudal ramus with three setae
  • Caudal ramus of both sexes with slender outer seta which is approximately equal in length to the ramus
Additional Notes
  • Other sources:
    • O’Brien, W.J. 1991. Long-term impact of an invertebrate predator, Heterocope septentrionalis, on an arctic pond zooplankton community. Freshwater Biol. 46: 39-45.
    • Boileau, M.G. and P.D.N. Hebert. 1991. Genetic consequences of passive dispersal in pond-dwelling copepods. Evolution. 45: 721-733.
    • Hebert, P.D.N. 1985. Ecology of the dominant copepod species at a low arctic size. Canadian J. of Zool. 63: 1138-1147.
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