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  Subfamily Cypridinae

Genus Chlamydotheca

    Species C. unispinosa -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. arcuata -- North America.
    Species C. azteca -- North America.
    Species C. flexilis -- North America.
    Species C. herricki -- North America.
    Species C. llanoensis -- North America.
    Species C. mexicana -- North America.
    Species C. obliqua -- North America.
    Species C. speciosa -- North America.
    Species C. texasiensis -- North America.
    Species C. wrighti -- North America.
    Species C. angulata
    Species C. barbadensis
    Species C. bicolor
    Species C. brasiliensis
    Species C. calcarata
    Species C. colombiensis
    Species C. dadayi
    Species C. deformis
    Species C. elegans
    Species C. flexibilis
    Species C. iheringi
    Species C. incisa
    Species C. leuckarti
    Species C. magdalenensis
    Species C. manguerensis
    Species C. mayor
    Species C. mckenziei
    Species C. pseudobrasiliensis
    Species C. riograndensis
    Species C. rudolphi
    Species C. spectabilis
    Species C. symmetrica
    Species C. tolimensis
    Species C. vanhoeffeni

Taxon Information

The Genus Chlamydotheca 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

  • Chlamydotheca, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Chlamydotheca, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Chlamydotheca, several uncommon species in southern half of the United States (Smith, 2001).
  • Chlamydotheca, [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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