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  Family Ilyocyprididae

Genus Ilyocypris (+ I. alatabulbosa)

    Species I. bradyi -- Wisconsin!
    Species I. gibba -- midwestern North America.
    Species I. biplicata -- North America.
    Species I. dentifera -- North America.
    Species I. salebrosa -- North America.
    Species I. alta
    Species I. angulata
    Species I. australiensis
    Species I. bistrigata
    Species I. brehmi
    Species I. decipiens
    Species I. divisa
    Species I. echinata
    Species I. fallax
    Species I. getica
    Species I. hanguk
    Species I. haterumensis
    Species I. inermis
    Species I. innermongolica
    Species I. japonica
    Species I. kashmirensis
    Species I. lacustris
    Species I. mckenziei
    Species I. mongolica
    Species I. monstrifica
    Species I. montana
    Species I. nagamalaiensis
    Species I. nipponica
    Species I. nitida
    Species I. papillata
    Species I. perigundi
    Species I. propinqua
    Species I. repens
    Species I. salina
    Species I. sinuata
    Species I. steegeri
    Species I. strausii
    Species I. taprobanensis
    Species I. turca

Taxon Information

The Genus Ilyocypris 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

  • Ilyocypris, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Ilyocypris, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Pelocypris alatabulbosa, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Ilyocypris, several rare species in streams [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Ilyocypris, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Ilyocypris, [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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