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Candonidae

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Candonidae is a family of ostracods, containing around 25% of all known species of freshwater ostracods.[1] Around 75% of genera in the family are endemic to a single zoogeographic region.[1] It contains more than 500 species, of which more than 300 are endemic to the Palearctic realm.[1]

Taxonomy

The following genera are recognised in the family Candonidae:[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c 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 (eds.). Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment. Developments in Hydrobiology. Springer. doi:10.1007/s10750-007-9245-4. ISBN 978-1-4020-8258-0.
  2. ^ "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Candonidae Kaufmann, 1900". www.marinespecies.org. Retrieved 2022-12-12.

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Candonidae: Brief Summary

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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 Palearctic realm.

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