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  Subfamily Cypridinae

Genus Cypris

    Species C. subglobosa -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. altissima -- North America.
    Species C. pubera -- North America.
    Species C. bimaculata
    Species C. bispinosa
    Species C. boliviana
    Species C. busingiziensis
    Species C. cylindrica
    Species C. debi
    Species C. decaryi
    Species C. dravidensis
    Species C. elburensis
    Species C. elongata
    Species C. floridensis
    Species C. galefensis
    Species C. globosa
    Species C. kaufmani
    Species C. kumari
    Species C. latissima
    Species C. matthaii
    Species C. protubera
    Species C. puberoides
    Species C. puertoricoensis
    Species C. triaculeata
    Species C. violacea
    Species C. vitiensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Cypris 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

  • Cypris, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cypris, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Cypris, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cypris, [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.
  • Tressler, W.L. 1959. Ostracoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 657-734.

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