The Recent distribution of the freshwater ostracod genus Zonocypris G. W. Müller, 1898 (type-species Zonocypris madagascariensis Müller, 1898) is restricted to Africa, Madagascar and, occasionally, the eastern Mediterranean (Turkey: Zonocypris inconspicua Schafer, 1952; Zonocypris costata (Vávra, 1897); and pers. comm. K. Martens and O. Külköylüoǧlu).
The authors wish to thank Dr K. Martens (Amsterdam) and O. Külköylüogˇ lu (Bolu, Turkey) for information concerning the geographical distribution of Recent species of Zonocypris.
- Received January 1, 2003.
- Accepted January 6, 2004.
- © 2004 The Micropalaeontological Society