Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:71
Specimens with Barcodes:65
Species With Barcodes:23
Candonidae is a family of ostracods, containing around 25% of all known species of freshwater ostracods. Around 75% of genera in the family are endemic to a single zoogeographic region. It contains more than 500 species, of which more than 300 are endemic to the Palaearctic ecozone.
See also[edit source | edit]
- Fabaeformiscandona aemonae, an endangered species from Slovenia
- Namibcypris, an extinct genus from Namibia
- Cyprididae, a family containing 50% of all freshwater ostracods
References[edit source | edit]
- Koen Martens, Isa Schön, Claude Meisch & David J. Horne (2008). Global diversity of ostracods (Ostracoda, Crustacea) in freshwater. In Estelle V. Balian, Christian Lévêque, Hendrik Segers & Koen Martens. "Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment". Hydrobiologia. Developments in Hydrobiology (Springer) 198: 185–193. doi:10.1007/s10750-007-9245-4. ISBN 978-1-4020-8258-0.
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