Superfamily Cypridoidea Baird 1845 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida

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

Sister taxa: Bairdiocypridacea, Pontocypridoidea

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Alberta, Ontario collections), China (2), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Italy (1), Kenya (6), Mexico (1), Portugal (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (4: Kansas, Michigan, Texas)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (3)

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

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Indiana, Kansas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Uganda (1)

• Miocene of Croatia (3), Georgia (1), Germany (1), Greece (1), India (1), Italy (3), Morocco (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (2), Germany (2), Indian Ocean (2), Puerto Rico (4), Turkey (1), United States (3: Alabama, Louisiana)

• Eocene of Algeria (1), Hungary (2), India (2), Indian Ocean (5), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (6), North Atlantic (1), Pakistan (4), Peru (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (16: Alabama, Colorado, Louisiana, Louisiana/Texas, Mississippi, Nevada)

• Paleocene of China (1), Indian Ocean (1), Romania (2), Togo (1), Trinidad and Tobago (7), Tunisia (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (6), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Brazil (3), Canada (1: Alberta), China (6), France (2), India (3), Malawi (1), Mexico (1), Mongolia (3), Morocco (10), Poland (2), Portugal (2), Spain (9), Tunisia (4), the United Kingdom (5), United States (8: Alaska, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Jurassic of Austria (1), France (7), Germany (52), Hungary (2), India (1), Madagascar (4), Portugal (17), the Russian Federation (9), Saudi Arabia (4), Spain (4), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (4)

• Triassic of China (26), Hungary (2), Iran (5), Israel (25), Italy (4), Romania (28), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Turkey (18), United States (2: Alaska, North Carolina), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of China (5), Hungary (1), Iran (2), Israel (2), Thailand (1)

• Carboniferous of Germany (6)

Total: 423 collections including 598 occurrences

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