Georreferenced world database of species of the ostracod family Entocytheridae, based on published information. Created July 2013.


Global published information on the presence of living individuals of the Family Entocytheridae.


Data obtained from published and unpublished scientific literature or own data. Samples of Entocytheridae obtained by collecting their hosts (crayfish and other crustaceans) by hand or traps, etc. and filtering the fixative (ethanol, formalin) or medium (carbonated water, habitat water) where the hosts were stored.


Search the literature databases, find original sources citing the presence of an Entocytheridae anywhere in the world. Note the species cited and the location. Find the (aprox.) coordinates for the location.

Taxonomic range

Investigations on the biogeography of the Entocytheridae ostracods.

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

The Entocytheridae (Ostracoda) World Database collection includes members from the following taxa:

Geographic range

Global coverage

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Entocytheridae (Ostracoda) World Database collection is 3,900.

Of these 3,509 are databased. This represents 90.0 % of the collection.

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The Entocytheridae (Ostracoda) World Database collection contains these significant collections:

Usage statistics

Metadata last updated on 2015-11-03 13:59:51.0

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Entocytheridae (Ostracoda) World Database collection has an estimated 3,900 specimens.
The collection has databased 90.0 % of these (3,509 records).

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