Family Cytheruridae Müller 1894 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cytheruridae

Alternative spelling: Cytherurinae

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

See also Blaszyk 1987 and Krutak 1961

Sister taxon: Pseudocytheridae

Subtaxa: Cytheropterinae Cytherurinae Eocytheropteron Hemicytherura Konarocythere Metacytheropteron Mockella Paradoxorhyncha Procytherura

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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 of Colombia (5), Cuba (1), Greece (13), Italy (3), Peru (1), Poland (16), South Africa (3), Trinidad and Tobago (4), United States (1: Maryland)

• Oligocene of Antarctica (4), Germany (1), Mexico (4), United States (2: Alabama)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1), Pakistan (3), United States (22: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of Trinidad and Tobago (4), Tunisia (1), United States (2: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Antarctica (6), Australia (1), France (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Portugal (13), Spain (1), Tunisia (8), Ukraine (1), United States (7: Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Jurassic of Austria (1), Germany (14), Madagascar (2), Portugal (22), the Russian Federation (12), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (15)

• Triassic of Austria (2), China (7), France (1), Hungary (1), Iran (3), Israel (5), Italy (5), Pakistan (1), Tunisia (1), Turkey (2)

• Permian of Hungary (5)

Total: 238 collections including 412 occurrences

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