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  Subfamily Cyclocypridinae

Genus Cypria

    Species C. turneri -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. lacustris -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. maculata -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. mediana -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. obesa -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. ophtalmica -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. curvifurcata -- North America.
    Species C. exquisita -- North America.
    Species C. inequivalva -- North America.
    Species C. mons -- North America.
    Species C. obtusa -- North America.
    Species C. palustera -- North America.
    Species C. pellucida -- North America.
    Species C. pseudocrenulata -- North America.
    Species C. spinifera -- North America.
    Species C. asiatica
    Species C. benoiti
    Species C. bicolour
    Species C. brevisetigera
    Species C. cavernae
    Species C. elegantula
    Species C. exsculpta
    Species C. fadeewi
    Species C. fontana
    Species C. gibbera
    Species C. globula
    Species C. javana
    Species C. karamani
    Species C. kliei
    Species C. kolimensis
    Species C. konishii
    Species C. lata
    Species C. lenticularis
    Species C. lepidula
    Species C. matzkeae
    Species C. obliqua
    Species C. pelagica
    Species C. petenensis
    Species C. reptans
    Species C. sharmai
    Species C. sketi
    Species C. striolata
    Species C. subsalsa
    Species C. sywulae
    Species C. tenera

Taxon Information

The Genus Cypria 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

  • Cypria, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cypria, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Cypria, many widely distributed species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cypria, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Cypria, [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.
  • Tressler, W.L. 1959. Ostracoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 657-734.

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