Cushmanidea (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cytherideidae

Synonyms: Cytherideis Jones , Pontocythere

Parent taxon: Neocytherideidinae according to R. H. Benson et al. 1961

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Ulrich and Bassler 1904

Sister taxa: Aparchitocythere, Aulocytheridea, Hulingsina, Paracyprideis

Subtaxa: Cushmanidea elongata Cytherideis agricola Cytherideis ashermani Cytherideis byramensis Cytherideis cylindrica Cytherideis echolsae Cytherideis longula Cytherideis rosefieldensis Cytherideis rugipustulosa Cytherideis semicircularis Cytherideis subaequalis Cytherideis ulrichi Cytherideis vicksburgensis

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer


• Quaternary of France (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Greece (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Mexico (1), Poland (3), Puerto Rico (3), Turkey (1), United States (1: Maryland), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of Puerto Rico (6), United States (1: Louisiana)

• Eocene of India (1), New Zealand (1), United States (6: Alabama)

Total: 30 collections including 50 occurrences

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