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  Subfamily Cypridopsinae

Genus Potamocypris

    Species P. smaragdina -- Wisconsin!
    Species P. bowmani -- North America.
    Species P. brachychaeta -- North America.
    Species P. comosa -- North America.
    Species P. elegantula -- North America.
    Species P. illinoisensis -- North America.
    Species P. islagrandensis -- North America.
    Species P. pallida -- North America.
    Species P. saskatchewanensis -- North America.
    Species P. unicaudata -- North America.
    Species P. variegata -- North America.
    Species P. altenburgensis
    Species P. alveolata
    Species P. arcuata
    Species P. bituminicola
    Species P. chelazzii
    Species P. compressa
    Species P. dadayi
    Species P. deflexa
    Species P. dorsomarginata
    Species P. dubia
    Species P. fallax
    Species P. fulva
    Species P. gibbula
    Species P. helicina
    Species P. humilis
    Species P. hummelincki
    Species P. insularis
    Species P. koenikei
    Species P. lobata
    Species P. mastigophora
    Species P. narayanani
    Species P. ombrophila
    Species P. paludum
    Species P. philotherma
    Species P. problematica
    Species P. reticulata
    Species P. schubarti
    Species P. similis
    Species P. steueri
    Species P. stewarti
    Species P. sudzukii
    Species P. tetrataeniata
    Species P. villosa
    Species P. worthingtoni
    Species P. zschokkei

Taxon Information

The Genus Potamocypris 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

  • Potamocypris, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Potamocypris, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Potamocypris, common in standing and running waters springs [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Potamocypris, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Potamocypris, (Kitchell & Clark, 1979).
  • Potamocypris, [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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