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  Superfamily Cytheroidea

Family Cytheridae

    Genus Perissocytheridea -- North America.
    Genus Cythere
    Genus Cythrereis
    Genus Hemicytherideis
    Genus Pericythere
    Genus Pseudocytheretta
    Genus Sarsocythere
    Genus Spinileberis

Taxon Information

The Family Cytheridae 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

  • Cytheridae, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cytheridae, (Tressler, 1959).


  • Martens, K. & S. Savatenalinton. 2011. A subjective checklist of the Recent, free-living, non-marine Ostracoda (Crustacea). Zootaxa 2855: 1-79. [Available online]
  • Tressler, W.L. 1959. Ostracoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 657-734.

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