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  Family Entocytheridae

Genus Ankylocythere

    Species A. copiosa -- North America.
    Species A. hobbsi -- North America.
    Species A. talulus -- North America.
    Species A. ancyla
    Species A. bidentata
    Species A. burkeorum
    Species A. carpenteri
    Species A. chipola
    Species A. cubensis
    Species A. ephydra
    Species A. freyi
    Species A. hamata
    Species A. harmani
    Species A. heterodonta
    Species A. hyba
    Species A. krantzi
    Species A. maya
    Species A. prolata
    Species A. sinuosa
    Species A. tallapoosa
    Species A. telmoecea
    Species A. tiphophila
    Species A. toltecae
    Species A. tridentata
    Species A. villalobosi

Taxon Information

The Genus Ankylocythere 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

  • Ankylocythere, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Ankylocythere, 27 species [North America] (Smith, 2001).


  • 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.

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