Metacytheropteron (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cytheruridae

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

See also Crasquin-Soleau and Teherani 1995 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Metacytheropteron zagrosensis

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1 collection), Tunisia (2)

• Triassic of Iran (2), Turkey (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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