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  Subfamily Eucypridinae

Genus Prionocypris

    Species P. canadensis -- North America.
    Species P. longiforma -- North America.
    Species P. gansenensis
    Species P. marplesi
    Species P. serrata
    Species P. zenkeri

Taxon Information

The Genus Prionocypris 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

  • Prionocypris, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Prionocypris, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Prionocypris, known only from WA (Smith, 2001).
  • Prionocypris, [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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