Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oithonidae ( Family )
        Limnoithona ( Genus )
Limnoithona tetraspina  Zhang & Li, 1976   (F,M)
Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p. 611)
Compl. Ref.:
Dussart & Defaye, 1985 (p.10); Ohtsuka & al., 2008 (p.115, Table 5); Cordell & al., 1997 (On line pdf)
NZ: 3

Distribution map of Limnoithona tetraspina by geographical zones
China (brackish), East China Sea, San Francisco and Columbia River estuaries
N: 3
Rem.: Incomplete data.
According to Cordell & al., 2008 (p.753) the 1st records of this species in San Francisco estuary and Columbia River are 1993 for the former and 2003 for the latter.

Diagnosis after Boxshall & Halsey (2004, p.611):
P5 2-segmented, with 4 spines/setae on free exopodal segment.
Last update : 15/01/2015
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