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  Family Entocytheridae

Genus Entocythere

    Species E. cambaria -- Wisconsin!
    Species E. illinoisensis -- midwestern North America.
    Species E. dorsorotunda -- North America.
    Species E. elliptica -- North America.
    Species E. caudata
    Species E. claytonhoffi
    Species E. costata
    Species E. dentata
    Species E. ericksoni
    Species E. harrisi
    Species E. internotalus
    Species E. kanawhaensis
    Species E. lepta
    Species E. mexicana
    Species E. neglecta
    Species E. occidentalis
    Species E. prisma
    Species E. reddelli
    Species E. ruibali
    Species E. tyttha
    Species E. ungulata
    Species E. xania

Taxon Information

The Genus Entocythere 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

  • Entocythere, [North America] (Smith & Delorme, 2010).
  • Entocythere, 16 species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Entocythere, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Entocythere, [North America] (Tressler, 1959).


  • 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.
  • Tressler, W.L. 1959. Ostracoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 657-734.

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