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  Family Cyprididae

Subfamily Cypridopsinae

    Genus Cypridopsis -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Potamocypris -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Cavernocypris -- North America.
    Genus Neocypridopsis -- North America.
    Genus Sarscypridopsis -- North America.
    Genus Thermopsis -- North America.
    Genus Austrocypridopsis
    Genus Bryocypris
    Genus Cabelodopsis
    Genus Kapcypridopsis
    Genus Klieopsis
    Genus Martenscypridopsis
    Genus Plesiocypridopsis
    Genus Pseudocypridopsis
    Genus Tanganyikacypridopsis
    Genus Tungucypridopsis
    Genus Zonocypris

Taxon Information

The Subfamily Cypridopsinae 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

  • Cypridopsinae, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cypridopsidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cypridopsinae, (Kitchell & Clark, 1979).


  • Martens, K. & S. Savatenalinton. 2011. A subjective checklist of the Recent, free-living, non-marine Ostracoda (Crustacea). Zootaxa 2855: 1-79. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Ostracoda (seed shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 521-544.
  • 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]

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