OSTRACOD RESEARCH

at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan


Robin James Smith

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Genus Cypria Zenker, 1854

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

One species has been reported from Japan:

1. Cypria asiatica Karanovic & Lee, 2012

Figures in: Karanovic & Lee, 2013 (carapace and appendages).
Habitat: "Rock puddle" (Karanovic & Lee 2012).
Mode of life: Benthic.
Reproductive mode: Sexual.
Known distribution: Gyeongsangbuk-do and Jeollanam-do. Currently only known from South Korea.

References:
Karanovic I., & Lee, W. 2012. Two new candonid species from South Korea (Ostracoda, Podocopida). Crustaceana, 85, 1633-1656.