Subfamily Cytheropterinae Hanai 1957 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cytheruridae

Parent taxon: Cytheruridae according to J. Blaszyk 1987

Sister taxa: Cytherurinae, Eocytheropteron, Hemicytherura, Konarocythere, Metacytheropteron, Mockella, Paradoxorhyncha, Pelecocythere, Procytherura

Subtaxa: Oculocytheropteron

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Type: Cytheropteron

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Antarctica (4 collections)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 5 collections including 11 occurrences

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