Superfamily Pontocypridoidea Muller 1894 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida

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

Sister taxa: Bairdiocypridacea, Cypridoidea

Subtaxa: Pontocyprididae

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

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

• Miocene of Italy (1), Poland (14), South Africa (3), Trinidad and Tobago (2)

• Oligocene of Antarctica (1), Antigua and Barbuda (3), Germany (1), Mexico (4)

• Eocene of Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Tonga (1)

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

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (6), United States (5: Texas)

• Jurassic of Austria (3), France (15), Germany (19), Portugal (15), the Russian Federation (6), Spain (36), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic of Iran (3), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Turkey (1)

• Permian of Hungary (2), Iran (1), Italy (1), Lithuania (10), the Russian Federation (1), United States (3: Kansas)

• Osagean of United States (1: Ohio)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (2: Kansas)

Total: 173 collections including 222 occurrences

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