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  Tribe Limnocytherini

Genus Limnocythere

    Species L. verrucosa -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. reticulata -- midwestern North America.
    Species L. sanctipatricii -- midwestern North America.
    Species L. bradburyi -- North America.
    Species L. ceriotuberosa -- North America.
    Species L. floridensis -- North America.
    Species L. friabilis -- North America.
    Species L. glypta -- North America.
    Species L. herricki -- North America.
    Species L. illinoisensis -- North America.
    Species L. inopinata -- North America.
    Species L. iowensis -- North America.
    Species L. itasca -- North America.
    Species L. liporeticulata -- North America.
    Species L. ornata -- North America.
    Species L. oughtoni -- North America.
    Species L. platyforma -- North America.
    Species L. robusta -- North America.
    Species L. sappaensis -- North America.
    Species L. staplini -- North America.
    Species L. thomasi -- North America.
    Species L. aethiopica
    Species L. africana
    Species L. alata
    Species L. arthuri
    Species L. atacamae
    Species L. baikalensis
    Species L. borisi
    Species L. camera
    Species L. cideirensis
    Species L. coelebs
    Species L. conifera
    Species L. dadayi
    Species L. dorsoscicula
    Species L. dorsosicula
    Species L. dubiosa
    Species L. elongata
    Species L. fijiensis
    Species L. georgevitchi
    Species L. gibbosa
    Species L. hungarica
    Species L. jocquei
    Species L. marshi
    Species L. michaelseni
    Species L. milta
    Species L. minor
    Species L. mowbrayensis
    Species L. neotropica
    Species L. notodonta
    Species L. ochridensis
    Species L. opesta
    Species L. paranensis
    Species L. paraornata
    Species L. parascutariensis
    Species L. percivali
    Species L. porphyretica
    Species L. posterolimba
    Species L. pseudoreticulata
    Species L. royi
    Species L. scutariense
    Species L. sharpei
    Species L. staplini
    Species L. stationis
    Species L. titicaca
    Species L. trapeziformis
    Species L. tudoranceai
    Species L. umbonata
    Species L. varia
    Species L. viaticum

Taxon Information

The Genus Limnocythere 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

  • Limnocythere, (Martens & Savatenalinton, 2011).
  • Limnocythere, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Limnocythere, possibly several widespread species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Limnocythere, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Limnocythere, (Kitchell & Clark, 1979).
  • Limnocythere, [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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