Cypris Müller 1776 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cyprididae

Full reference: O. F. Müller. 1776. Zoologicae Danicae Prodromus, seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae Indigenarum. Characteres, Nomina et Synonyma Imprimis Popularium 1-281

Parent taxon: Cypridinae according to K. Martens and S. Savatenalinton 2011

See also Müller 1776 and Van Itterbeeck et al. 2007

Sister taxon: Virgatocypris

Subtaxa: Cypris dashzevegi Cypris florissantensis Cypris pubera

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer


• Quaternary of Kenya (2 collections), Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (2)

• Pliocene of Kenya (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Colorado)

• Paleocene of China (1)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Jurassic of Indonesia (1)

Total: 17 collections including 21 occurrences

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