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  Subfamily Cyclocypridinae

Genus Cyclocypris (+ Cyclocypria)

    Species C. forbesi -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. serena -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. sharpei -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. ampla -- North America.
    Species C. cruciata -- North America.
    Species C. globosa -- North America.
    Species C. kincaidia -- North America.
    Species C. laevis -- North America.
    Species C. nahcotta -- North America.
    Species C. ovum -- North America.
    Species C. vinyardi -- North America.
    Species C. washingtoniensis -- North America.
    Species C. wyomingensis -- North America.
    Species C. brevisetosa
    Species C. castanea
    Species C. diebeli
    Species C. helocrenica
    Species C. mediosetosa
    Species C. pusilla
    Species C. scrobiculata
    Species C. scutigera

Taxon Information

The Genus Cyclocypris 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

  • Cyclocypris, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cyclocypris, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Cyclocypris, widely distributed [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cyclocypria, WA (Smith, 2001).
  • Cyclocypris, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Cyclocypris, (Kitchell & Clark, 1979).
  • Cyclocypris, [North America] (Tressler, 1959).
  • Cyclocypria, [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]
  • 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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Ostracoda (seed shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 521-544.
  • 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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