Seven new species and one new subspecies of the genus Strandesia s.l. Stuhlmann, 1888, are described. Four species reared by Sars (1901) from dried mud from Brazil are redescribed. The genera Acanthocypris Claus, 1892, and Neocypris Sars, 1901, are considered as subgenera of Strandesia s.l. Two species from Europe, formerly attributed to Cypricercus Sars, 1895, are redescribed. One of these, C. obliquus (Brady, 1868) was used as type-species for the erection of a new tribe and of the genus Bradleycypris by McKenzie (1982), but proves to be a member of the subgenus Neocypris of Strandesia s.l. Therefore Bradleycypris becomes a subjective synonym of Neocypris. On the other hand, Cypricercus fuscatus (Jurine, 1820) effectively shows the characters used by McKenzie for the characterization of Bradleycypris, and is selected here as type-species of the new genus Bradleystrandesia.

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Broodbakker, N. (1983). Amsterdam Expeditions to the West Indian Islands, Report 35. The genus Strandesia and other Cypricercini (Crustacea, Ostracoda) in the West Indies. Part I. Taxonomy. Bijdragen tot de dierkunde, 53(2), 327–365.