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  Tribe Herpetocypridini

Genus Herpetocypris

    Species H. brevicaudata -- North America.
    Species H. chevreuxi -- North America.
    Species H. laevissima -- North America.
    Species H. minnesotensis -- North America.
    Species H. pattersoni -- North America.
    Species H. reptans -- North America.
    Species H. testudinaria -- North America.
    Species H. aequalis
    Species H. amychos
    Species H. bicolor
    Species H. fontinalis
    Species H. helenae
    Species H. intermedia
    Species H. lucida
    Species H. ludhianensis
    Species H. mateusorum
    Species H. pectinata
    Species H. peregrina
    Species H. smaragdea
    Species H. stewarti
    Species H. strigata
    Species H. syriaca

Taxon Information

The Genus Herpetocypris has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Herpetocypris, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Herpetocypris, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Herpetocypris, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Herpetocypris, [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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