Cypris

Cypris ornata, from Latreille (1834).

Belongs within: Cyprididae.

Cypris is a cosmopolitan genus of freshwater ostracods (Benson et al. 1961).

Characters (from Benson et al. 1961): Elongate subtriangular, dorsum strongly convex, annulate medially; venter flattened, slightly concave, terminal margins spinose, posterior end bluntly pointed, extended below; valves subequal; surface smooth or pitted. Inner lamellae moderate in width, broadest in front.

<==Cypris Müller 1776BB61 [incl. CyprisiaM61, Eurycypris Müller 1898BB61]
    |--*C. pubera Müller 1776BB61 [=Eurycypris puberaD56]
    |--C. bispinosa Lucas 1846E12
    |--C. crassa [=Monoculus crassus]L02
    |--C. detecta [=Monoculus detectus]L02
    |--C. henanensisNG13
    |--C. laevis [incl. Monoculus laevigatus]L02
    |--C. leidyiW77
    |--C. luteaR26
    |--C. ornata [=Monoculus ornatus]L02
    |--C. pageiNG13
    |--C. phaseolus Lucas 1846E12
    |--C. pilosa [=Monoculus pilosus]L02
    |--C. reniformisR26
    `--C. strigata [=Monoculus strigatus]L02

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[BB61] Benson, R. H., J. M. Berdan, W. A. van den Bold, T. Hanai, I. Hessland, H. V. Howe, R. V. Kesling, S. A. Levinson, R. A. Reyment, R. C. Moore, H. W. Scott, R. H. Shaver, I. G. Sohn, L. E. Stover, F. M. Swain & P. C. Sylvester-Bradley. 1961. Systematic descriptions. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt Q. Arthropoda 3: Crustacea: Ostracoda pp. Q99–Q421. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press.

[D56] Dawes, B. 1956. The Trematoda with special reference to British and other European forms. University Press: Cambridge.

[E12] Evenhuis, N. L. 2012. Publication and dating of the Exploration Scientifique de l’Algérie: Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés (1846–1849) by Pierre Hippolyte Lucas. Zootaxa 3448: 1–61.

[L02] Latreille, P. A. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes vol. 4. Familles naturelles des genres. F. Dufart: Paris.

[M61] Moore, R. C. 1961. Supplement—USSR treatise on Ostracoda. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt Q. Arthropoda 3: Crustacea: Ostracoda pp. Q422–Q429. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press.

[NG13] Ni, X., D. L. Gebo, M. Dagosto, J. Meng, P. Tafforeau, J. J. Flynn & K. C. Beard. 2013. The oldest known primate skeleton and early haplorhine evolution. Nature 498: 60–64.

[R26] Risso, A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l’Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes maritimes vol. 5. F.-G. Levrault: Paris.

[W77] White, C. A. 1877. Report upon the invertebrate fossils collected in portions of Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, by parties of the expeditions of 1871, 1872, 1873, and 1874. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian 4 (1): 1–219, pls 1–21.

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