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  Superfamily Cytheroidea

Family Cytherideidae (+ Neocytherideidinae)

    Subfamily Cytherideinae -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Clithrocytheridea
    Genus Cytheridea
    Genus Haplocytheridea
    Genus Heterocyprideis
    Genus Paracyprideis
    Genus Peratocytheridea
    Genus Pumilocytheridea
    Genus Sarsicytheridea

Taxon Information

The Family Cytherideidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Cytherideidae, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cytherideidae, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Cytherideidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Australasian; 93 species in 7 genera worldwide, 8 Nearctic species in 2 genera] (Martens et al., 2008).
  • Cytherideidae, one species in deep, cold lakes [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cytherideidae, (Kitchell & Clark, 1979).
  • Neocytherideidinae, (Kitchell & Clark, 1979).


  • Martens, K. & S. Savatenalinton. 2011. A subjective checklist of the Recent, free-living, non-marine Ostracoda (Crustacea). Zootaxa 2855: 1-79. [Available online]
  • Smith, A.J. & L.D. Delorme. 2010. Ostracoda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 725-771.
  • Martens, K., I. Schön, C. Meisch, & D.J. Horne. 2008. Global diversity of ostracods (Ostracoda, Crustacea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 185-193. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Ostracoda (seed shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 521-544.
  • Kitchell, J.A. & D.L. Clark. 1979. Distribution, ecology, and taxonomy of Recent freshwater Ostracoda of Lake Mendota, Wisconsin. Publication of the Natural History Council, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1. 24 pp. [Available online]

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