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  Subfamily Cypridopsinae

Genus Cypridopsis

    Species C. vidua -- Wisconsin!
    Species C. arhiga -- North America.
    Species C. bisexualis -- North America.
    Species C. canadensis -- North America.
    Species C. compressa -- North America.
    Species C. herpestica -- North America.
    Species C. howei -- North America.
    Species C. musquizensis -- North America.
    Species C. niagranensis -- North America.
    Species C. okeechobei -- North America.
    Species C. phantomensis -- North America.
    Species C. potamis -- North America.
    Species C. pustulosa -- North America.
    Species C. reptans -- North America.
    Species C. rhomboidea -- North America.
    Species C. toyensis -- North America.
    Species C. acanthodes
    Species C. adusta
    Species C. aequalis
    Species C. africana
    Species C. aldabrae
    Species C. arcuata
    Species C. australis
    Species C. bidentata
    Species C. biwaensis
    Species C. brevisetosa
    Species C. circinata
    Species C. colorata
    Species C. congenera
    Species C. cunningtoni
    Species C. cypera
    Species C. dentatomarginata
    Species C. dubia
    Species C. ellipsoidalis
    Species C. elongata
    Species C. exigua
    Species C. flavenscens
    Species C. fuhrmanni
    Species C. funebris
    Species C. gibba
    Species C. globulus
    Species C. granulata
    Species C. hartwigi
    Species C. huaronensis
    Species C. inaudita
    Species C. japonica
    Species C. jolleae
    Species C. kurilensis
    Species C. lacustris
    Species C. lairdi
    Species C. longa
    Species C. lunata
    Species C. lusatica
    Species C. maduraiensis
    Species C. malcolmi
    Species C. mawenzii
    Species C. meruensis
    Species C. mexicana
    Species C. minima
    Species C. minuta
    Species C. monodonta
    Species C. newtoni
    Species C. nigrovittata
    Species C. obliquata
    Species C. obscura
    Species C. obstinata
    Species C. oceanus
    Species C. ovalis
    Species C. palustris
    Species C. pinguis
    Species C. pseudoparva
    Species C. punctillata
    Species C. pusilla
    Species C. raripila
    Species C. saetosa
    Species C. salina
    Species C. sarasini
    Species C. sella
    Species C. serrata
    Species C. sinuata
    Species C. smaragdina
    Species C. tumidula
    Species C. uenoi
    Species C. virescens
    Species C. werneri
    Species C. yallahensis
    Species C. yucatanensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Cypridopsis 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

  • Cypridopsis, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cypridopsis, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Cypridopsis, widely distributed and very common in many types of habitats [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cypridopsis, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Cypridopsis, (Kitchell & Clark, 1979).
  • Cypridopsis, [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.
  • 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.
  • 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]
  • Tressler, W.L. 1959. Ostracoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 657-734.

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