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  Subfamily Cyclocypridinae

Genus Physocypria

    Species P. pustulosa -- Wisconsin!
    Species P. dentifera -- midwestern North America.
    Species P. denticulata -- North America.
    Species P. exquisita -- North America.
    Species P. fadeewi -- North America.
    Species P. gibbera -- North America.
    Species P. globula -- North America.
    Species P. inequivalva -- North America.
    Species P. inflata -- North America.
    Species P. kraepelini -- North America.
    Species P. posterotuberculata -- North America.
    Species P. xanabanica -- North America.
    Species P. aethiopica
    Species P. affinis
    Species P. armata
    Species P. biwaensis
    Species P. bullata
    Species P. capensis
    Species P. castanea
    Species P. circinata
    Species P. crenulata
    Species P. dadayi
    Species P. deformis
    Species P. devai
    Species P. dumonti
    Species P. furfuracea
    Species P. granadae
    Species P. granulata
    Species P. kerkyrensis
    Species P. koenikei
    Species P. larensis
    Species P. longiseta
    Species P. minicapensis
    Species P. minuta
    Species P. nipponica
    Species P. sanctaeannae
    Species P. schubarti
    Species P. stricta
    Species P. tuberata

Taxon Information

The Genus Physocypria 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

  • Physocypria, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Physocypria, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Physocypria, widely distributed [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Physocypria, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Physocypria, (Kitchell & Clark, 1979).
  • Physocypria, [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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