OSTRACOD RESEARCH

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Robin James Smith

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Genus Bradleycypris McKenzie, 1982

Superfamily: Cypridoidea Baird, 1845
Family: Cyprididae Baird, 1845
Subfamily: Cypricercinae McKenzie, 1971

One species has been reported from Korea

1. Bradleycypris vittata (Sars, 1903)

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1903 Cypris vittata n. sp. - Sars: 22, pl. II, figs 3a-c.
1916 Cypris (Strandesia) vittata Sars, 1903 - Gurney: 339.
1937 Strandesia vittata (Sars, 1903) - Tressler: 197, new combination.
1981 Strandesia vittata (Sars, 1903) - Victor & Fernando: 509-512, figs 216-232.
1983 S. vittata - Broodbakker: 342, 344, 361.
1990 Strandesia vittata (Sars, 1903) - Okubo: 46, figs 3 a-e.
2000 Strandesia vittata (Sars, 1903) - Okubo: 118, figs 33 a-e.
2004 Strandesia vittata (Sars, 1903) - Okubo: 36, figs 18, c, d, i.
2005 Strandesia vittata (Sars, 1903) - Karanovic: 91, 93.
2008 Strandesia vittata (Sars, 1903) - Smith & Matzke-Karasz: table 1, pl. 2, fig. 3.
2009 Strandesia vittata (Sars, 1903) - Yu et al.: 43.
2009b Strandesia vittata (Sars, 1903) - Savatenalinton & Martens: 38.
2009a Bradleycypris vittata (Sars, 1903) - Savatenalinton & Martens: 3, 6, 18, 44, 45, new combination.
2011 Bradleycypris vittata (Klie, 1934) - Martens & Savatenalinton: 17.
2012 Bradleycypris vittata (Sars 1903a) - Karanovic: 365, Fig. 114d.
2012 Bradleycypris vittata (Sars, 1903) - Chang et al.: 3-4, Fig. 2A-C, Table 1.
2014 Bradleycypris vittata (Sars, 1903) - Zhai & Zhao: 1011-1015, Figs 21-23.

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Left view of a female Bradleycypris vittata, length about 0.75 mm.


External view of female left valve of Bradleycypris vittata, length 764 microns. The surface is covered with many small pits.


External view of female right valve of Bradleycypris vittata, length 742 microns. The two valves are noticeably asymmetrical.

Additional figures in: Okubo 1990 (as Strandesia vittata) (carapace and caudal ramus); Okubo 2004 (as Strandesia vittata) (carapace); Savatenalinton & Martens 2010 (carapace and appendages); Smith et al. 2011 (carapace); Chang et al. 2012 (carapace); Zhai & Zhao 2014 (carapace and appendages).
Habitat: Swamps, rivers, rice fields, irrigation ponds and lakes.
Mode of life: Nektobenthic (swimmer).
Reproductive mode: Males only reported from Thailand (Savatenalinton & Martens, 2010). Elsewhere probably asexual.
Known distribution: North Gyeongsang and South Gyeongsang Provinces (Chang et al. 2012). Elsewhere, Japan (Smith et al. 2011), China (Sars 1903), Thailand (Savatenalinton & Martens 2010), Indonesia (Tressler 1937) and Sri Lanka (Gurney 1916).

References:
Broodbakker, N. W. 1983. The genus Strandesia and other Cypricercini (Crustacea, Ostracoda) in the West Indies. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde, 53, 327-368.

Chang, C. Y., Lee, J. & Smith, R. J. 2012. Nonmarine ostracods (Crustacea) from South Korea, including a description of a new species of Tanycypris Triebel (Cyprididae, Cypricercinae). Zootaxa, 3161, 1-19.

Gurney, R. 1916. On some freshwater Entomostraca from Ceylon. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1, 333-343.

Martens, K. & Savatenalinton, S. 2011. A subjective checklist of the Recent, free-living, non-marine Ostracoda (Crustacea). Zootaxa, 2855, 1-79.

Karanovic, I. 2005. On the genus Strandesia Stuhlmann, 1888 (Crustacea, Ostracoda, Cyprididae) with description of Strandesia kimberleyi n. sp. and a key to the extant species of the genus. Contributions to Zoology, 74, 77-95.

Karanovic, I. 2012. Recent Freshwater Ostracods of the World. Springer, 608pp.

Okubo, I. 1990. Sixteen species of freshwater Ostracoda from Japan. Bulletin of the Biogeographical Society of Japan, 45, 39-50.

Okubo, I. 2000. Ostracoda. In: Mizuno, T. & Takahashi, E. (Eds.), An illustrated guide to freshwater zooplankton in Japan. Tokai University Press, Hadano, 96–123 [in Japanese].

Okubo, I. 2004. Nihon tansui san kaimijinko rui ni tsuite. Kabushikigaisha Sanmon Insatsusho, Okayama, Japan, 72pp. [In Japanese, privately published].

Sars, G.O. 1903. Fresh-water Entomostraca from China and Sumatra. Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab, 25, 3-44.

Savatenalinton, S. & Martens, K. 2009a. Generic revision of Cypricercinae McKenzie, 1971 (Crustacea, Ostracoda), with the description of three new genera and one new species and a phylogenetic analysis of the subfamily. Hydrobiologia, 632, 1-48.

Savatenalinton, S. & Martens, K. 2009b Redescription of the type species of Strandesia Stuhlmann, 1888 and Cypricercus Sars, 1895 (Crustacea, Ostracoda, Cypricercinae), with a description of a new species of Cypricercus from South Africa. Zootaxa, 2007, 1-42.

Savatenalinton, S. & Martens, K. 2010. On the subfamily Cypricerinae McKenzie, 1971 (Crustacea, Ostracoda) from Thailand, with the description of six new species. Zootaxa, 2379, 1-77.

Smith, R. J., Janz, H. & Okubo, I. 2011. Recent Cyprididae and Ilyocyprididae (Crustacea: Ostracoda) from Lake Biwa, Japan, including a summary of the lake's ostracod fauna. Zootaxa, 2874, 1-37.

Smith, R. J. & Matzke-Karasz, R. 2008. The organ on the first segment of the cypridoidean (Ostracoda, Crustacea) antennule: morphology and phylogenetic significance. Senckenbergiana lethaea, 88, 127-140.

Tressler, W.L. 1937. Ostracoda: Mitteilung von der Wallacea-Expedition Woltereck 1931-32. Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie und Hydrographie, 34, 188-207.

Victor, R. & Fernando, C.H. 1981. Freshwater ostracods (Crustacea: Ostracoda) of the genus Strandesia Vavra, 1895 from Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplementband, 58, 469-522.

Yu, N., Zhao, Q., Li, E., Chen, S. & Chen, L. 2009. An updated and annotated checklist of recent nonmarine ostracods from China. Zootaxa, 2067, 29-50.

Zhai, D. & Zhao, W. 2014. On some recent non-marine ostracods from northern China, with description of one new species. Crustaceana, 87, 985-1026.