Eocytheropteron Alexander 1933 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cytheruridae

Synonymised: Cytheropteron

Parent taxon: Cytheruridae according to Müller 1894

Sister taxa: Cytheropterinae, Cytherurinae, Hemicytherura, Konarocythere, Metacytheropteron, Mockella, Paradoxorhyncha, Procytherura

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Maryland collection)

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

• Eocene of United States (7: Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (6), Portugal (13), Tunisia (4), United States (3: Alabama)

• Jurassic of the Russian Federation (3), Switzerland (1)

Total: 41 collections including 46 occurrences

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