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  Family Cyprididae

Subfamily Cypridinae (+ Cyprinae)

    Genus Chlamydotheca -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Cypris -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Alboa
    Genus Bennelongia
    Genus Globocypris
    Genus Mnementh
    Genus Neocypridella
    Genus Pseudocypris
    Genus Ramotha

Taxon Information

The Subfamily Cypridinae 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

  • Cypridinae, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cypridinae, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Cypridinae, (Kitchell & Clark, 1979).
  • Cyprinae, [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.
  • 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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