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  Subfamily Cypricercinae

Genus Cypricercus

    Species C. affinis -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. burlingtonensis -- North America.
    Species C. cheboyganensis -- North America.
    Species C. testudinarius -- North America.
    Species C. acanthigera
    Species C. adustus
    Species C. ariariensis
    Species C. centrura
    Species C. cuneatus
    Species C. deltoidea
    Species C. elegans
    Species C. episphaena
    Species C. indrani
    Species C. inermis
    Species C. maculatus
    Species C. munshii
    Species C. salinus
    Species C. sanguineus
    Species C. setosus
    Species C. tressleri
    Species C. unicornis
    Species C. variabilis
    Species C. vietsi
    Species C. xhosa

Taxon Information

The Genus Cypricercus has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Cypricercus, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cypricercus, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Cypricercus, (Kitchell & Clark, 1979).
  • Cypricercus, [North America] (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]
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • 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]
  • Tressler, W.L. 1959. Ostracoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 657-734.

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