Physocypria nipponica Okubo, 1990

Smith, Robin James, Lee, Jimin & Chang, Cheon Young, 2014, Nonmarine Ostracoda (Crustacea) from Jeju Island, South Korea, including descriptions of two new species, Journal of Natural History 49 (1), pp. 37-76: 52

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Physocypria nipponica Okubo, 1990


Physocypria nipponica Okubo, 1990  


Previously this species has been reported from various localities on the Korean Peninsula and Japan ( Okubo 1990a, 2004; Smith and Janz 2008; Chang et al. 2012). Physocypria kraepelini Muller, 1903   has also been reported from Korea ( Lee et al. 2000), and as Smith and Janz (2008) noted, the two species may be synonyms, although further work is required to confirm this. During our surveys, this species was recovered from nine localities (1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 26, 28 and 31) from a range of habitats, including marshes, swamps, a lotus pond, irrigation ponds and a cave.