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  Superfamily Cytheroidea

Family Xestoleberididae

    Genus Xestoleberis -- North America.
    Genus Castanoleberis
    Genus Foveoleberis
    Genus Hedlandella
    Genus Microxestoleberis
    Genus Ornatoleberis
    Genus Paraxestoleberis
    Genus Platyleberis
    Genus Prunicythere
    Genus Pulaviella
    Genus Semixestoleberis
    Genus Tanchuanoleberis
    Genus Uroleberis

Taxon Information

The Family Xestoleberididae 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

  • Xestoleberidae [sic], (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Xestoleberidae [sic], [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical; 6 species in 1 genus worldwide, 1 Nearctic species] (Martens et al., 2008).


  • Martens, K. & S. Savatenalinton. 2011. A subjective checklist of the Recent, free-living, non-marine Ostracoda (Crustacea). Zootaxa 2855: 1-79. [Available online]
  • Martens, K., I. Schön, C. Meisch, & D.J. Horne. 2008. Global diversity of ostracods (Ostracoda, Crustacea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 185-193. [Available online]

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