Cytherella Jones 1849 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Platycopida - Cytherellidae

Alternative spelling: Cythere (Cytherella)

Parent taxon: Cytherellidae according to C. T. Bergue and A. Govindan 2010

See also Alexander 1934, Carreño and Cronin 1993, Crasquin-Soleau and Teherani 1995, Harloff and Jäger 1994, Jones 1850 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cytherelloidea, Platella, Pyricythereis

Subtaxa: Cythere (Cytherella) inornata Cytherella benniei Cytherella besrineensis Cytherella concentrica Cytherella excavata Cytherella hannai Cytherella hiwanneensis Cytherella marlboroensis Cytherella persensis Cytherella savagei Cytherella submarginata Cytherella sylverinica Cytherella symmetrica Cytherella toarcensis Cytherella tumidosa Cytherella turgidula Cytherella vulgata

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), Panama (1)

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

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1), North Atlantic (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (9), Greece (19), India (1), Italy (11), Mexico (1), Puerto Rico (3), South Africa (3), Trinidad and Tobago (8), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (14)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (4), Belgium (1), Germany (1), Indian Ocean (1), Mexico (7), Puerto Rico (2), United States (2: Alabama, Louisiana)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Hungary (2), Indian Ocean (5), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (4), Pakistan (4), Trinidad and Tobago (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (18: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Indian Ocean (2), North Atlantic (1), Trinidad and Tobago (12), Tunisia (1), United States (5: Alabama, Louisiana, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Antarctica (6), Argentina (1), Austria (1), France (2), Germany (2), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Morocco (18), Poland (2), Portugal (17), Saudi Arabia (1), Tunisia (7), Ukraine (1), United States (16: Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Jurassic of Algeria (1), France (4), Germany (18), Madagascar (6), Poland (1), Portugal (16), the Russian Federation (8), Saudi Arabia (25), Spain (28), Switzerland (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (13)

• Triassic of Austria (12), China (1), Iran (2), Turkey (1)

• Permian of China (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: Wyoming)

• Osagean of United States (2: Illinois, Ohio)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Kentucky)

• Devonian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Silurian of the Czech Republic (1)

Total: 387 collections including 477 occurrences

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