Right valve of female Acocypris capillata, internal view, from Martens (2001).

Belongs within: Cyprididae.

The Stenocypridini are a tribe of freshwater ostracods. The tribe includes both sexually and parthenogenetically reproducing species (Martens 2001).

Characters (from Martens 2001): Mostly elongate and laterally flattened species, with no inwardly displaced selvage, valves with or without marginal septa. Rome organ on antennule small or medium-sized (never longer than segment), consisting of one part only; second segment of maxillular palp rectangular, with length 1.5-3 times the distal width; setae dl and d2 on second thoracopod subequal; furcae symmetrical or asymmetrical, sometimes strongly so, and with or without proximal seta.

    |--Ampullacypris de Deckker 1981 M01
    |    `--*A. oblongata (Sars 1896) [=Cypris oblongata] M01
    |--Stenocypria Müller 1901 M01
    |    `--*S. fischeri (Lilljeborg 1883) [=Cypris fischeri] M01
    |--Acocypris Vavra 1895 M01
    |    |--*A. capillata Vavra 1895 [incl. Parastenocypris unispinosa Onyedineke 2000] M01
    |    |--A. hyalina (Lowndes 1931) M01
    |    `--A. stenocyproides Klie 1938 M01
    |--Stenocypris Sars 1889 M01
    |    |--S. major (Baird 1859) [incl. Cypris malcolmsoni Baird 1886, *S. malcolmsoni] M01
    |    |    |--S. m. major [incl. S. major okuboi Petkovski & Meisch 1996] M01
    |    |    `--S. m. sketi Petkovski & Meisch 1996 M01
    |    |--S. exigua Rome 1953 DH86
    |    |--S. intermedia Klie 1932 [incl. S. bolieki Ferguson 1962, S. macedonica Petkovski & Meisch 1996] M01
    |    |--S. leleupi Harding 1953 DH86
    |    `--S. thysvillensis Harding 1953 DH86
    `--Chrissia Hartmann 1957 [incl. Gesa Hartmann 1957; Parastenocypris Hartmann 1964] M01
         |--*C. levetzovi Hartmann 1957 M01
         |--‘*Parastenocypris’ canaliculata Hartmann 1964 [incl. Chrissia monodi indica Hartmann 1964] M01
         |--‘*Gesa’ dubia Hartmann 1957 M01
         |--C. hodgsoni (Sars 1924) M01
         |--‘Parastenocypris’ icosacanthus (Lowndes 1931) M01
         |--‘Parastenocypris’ junodi (Delachaux 1919) M01
         |--C. monodi (Gauthier 1930) M01
         |--‘Parastenocypris’ pectinata (Sars 1924) M01
         `--C. vittata Okubo 1974 M01

*Type species of generic name indicated


[DH86] Danielopol, D. L., & G. Hartmann. 1986. Ostracoda. In Stygofauna Mundi: A Faunistic, Distributional, and Ecological Synthesis of the World Fauna inhabiting Subterranean Waters (including the Marine Interstitial) (L. Botosaneanu, ed.) pp. 265-294. E. J. Brill / Dr. W. Backhuys: Leiden.

[M01] Martens, K. 2001. Taxonomy of the Herpetocypridinae (Ostracoda, Cyprididae). Crustaceana 74 (3): 295-308.

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