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  Subfamily Cyprettinae

Genus Cypretta

    Species C. bilicis -- North America.
    Species C. brevisaepta -- North America.
    Species C. globulosa -- North America.
    Species C. intonsa -- North America.
    Species C. nigra -- North America.
    Species C. nukuhivana -- North America.
    Species C. turgida -- North America.
    Species C. alagarkoiensis
    Species C. baylyi
    Species C. bradyi
    Species C. brevispina
    Species C. comitisroseni
    Species C. cordata
    Species C. costata
    Species C. fontinalis
    Species C. foveata
    Species C. gargi
    Species C. globosa
    Species C. globula
    Species C. godeti
    Species C. infesta
    Species C. judayi
    Species C. kawatai
    Species C. kenyensis
    Species C. lindbergi
    Species C. longidactyla
    Species C. lutea
    Species C. margalefi
    Species C. minna
    Species C. murati
    Species C. obfuscata
    Species C. oxyuris
    Species C. papuana
    Species C. patialaensis
    Species C. ramai
    Species C. remota
    Species C. reticulata
    Species C. rotunda
    Species C. sarsi
    Species C. schubarti
    Species C. seurati
    Species C. tenuicauda
    Species C. viridis
    Species C. vivacis
    Species C. yapinga

Taxon Information

The Genus Cypretta 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

  • Cypretta, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Cypretta, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Cypretta, several uncommon U.S. species (Smith, 2001).
  • Cypretta, [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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