OSTRACOD RESEARCH

at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan


Robin James Smith

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Genus Cyclocypris Brady & Norman, 1889

Superfamily: Cypridoidea Baird, 1845
Family: Candonidae Kaufmann, 1900
Subfamily: Cyclocypridinae Kaufmann, 1900

One species has been reported from Korea:

1. Cyclocypris anacola Smith, Lee & Chang, 2014


Left side view of a female Cyclocypris anacola, length about 0.55 mm.



External view of a right valve of a female Cyclocypris anacola, length 526 microns.



External view of a left valve of a female Cyclocypris anacola, length 513 microns.



The male sexual organ of Cyclocypris anacola, length 103 microns.


Additional figures in: Smith et al. 2014 (carapace and appendages).
Habitat: Seeps and crevices of the walls in the entrance of a natural cave in volcaniclastic deposits.
Mode of life: Benthic
Reproductive mode: Sexual.
Known distribution: Jeju Island. Currently only known from South Korea.

References:
Smith, R. J., Lee, J. & Chang, C. Y. 2014. Nonmarine Ostracoda (Crustacea) from Jeju Island, South Korea, including descriptions of two new species. Journal of Natural History, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2014.946110, 1-40.