Cytheropteron Sars 1866 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cytheruridae

Parent taxon: Cytherurinae according to M. B. Forel 2017

See also Alexander 1934, Blaszyk 1987, Hazel and Holden 1971, Sepkoski 2002 and Ulrich and Bassler 1904

Sister taxa: Citrella, Eucytherura, Judahella, Kerocythere

Subtaxa: Cytheropteron (Cytheropteron) Cytheropteron (Eocytheropteron) Cytheropteron alafastigatum Cytheropteron alatum Cytheropteron danvillensis Cytheropteron galericulum Cytheropteron latissima Cytheropteron montgomeryensis Cytheropteron nodosum Cytheropteron planalatum Cytheropteron schornikovi

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Type: Cythere latissima

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Ontario collection), Iceland (1), Panama (1)

• Pliocene of Panama (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of North Atlantic (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (5), Cuba (1), Greece (1), Italy (2), Peru (1), Poland (15), South Africa (3), Trinidad and Tobago (4)

• Oligocene of Antarctica (1), Indian Ocean (1), Mexico (4)

• Eocene of Indian Ocean (1), New Zealand (1), North Atlantic (1), Pakistan (3), Tonga (1), United States (19: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of Indian Ocean (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), Tunisia (1), United States (2: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Australia (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Spain (1), Tunisia (1), United States (4: Oklahoma, Texas)

• Jurassic of Portugal (12), the Russian Federation (6), the United Kingdom (15)

• Triassic of China (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 123 collections including 160 occurrences

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