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  Subfamily Cyprinotinae

Genus Cyprinotus

    Species C. pellucidus -- midwestern North America.
    Species C. americanus -- North America.
    Species C. crenatus -- North America.
    Species C. dentata -- North America.
    Species C. dentatus -- North America.
    Species C. fluviatilis -- North America.
    Species C. fretensis -- North America.
    Species C. glaucus -- North America.
    Species C. inconstans -- North America.
    Species C. newmexicoensis -- North America.
    Species C. ohanopecoshensis -- North America.
    Species C. pellucida -- North America.
    Species C. scytoda -- North America.
    Species C. sulphureus -- North America.
    Species C. tenuis -- North America.
    Species C. unispinifera -- North America.
    Species C. calvus
    Species C. cingalensis
    Species C. dahli
    Species C. edwardi
    Species C. flavescens
    Species C. giesbrechtii
    Species C. inversus
    Species C. kimberleyensis
    Species C. persica
    Species C. sarsi
    Species C. schultzei
    Species C. symmetricus
    Species C. uenoi
    Species C. unispiniferus
    Species C. zugmayeri

Taxon Information

The Genus Cyprinotus 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

  • Cyprinotus, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cyprinotus, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Cyprinotus, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Cyprinotus, [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.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • Tressler, W.L. 1959. Ostracoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 657-734.

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