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Polycope edithae

Ostracoda - Myodocopida - Polycopidae

Taxonomy
Polycope edithae was named by Sohn and Kornicker (1998). Its type specimen is USNM 489943, a valve (left valve), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM9260, Episkopi, Hydra Island, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine packstone/wackestone in the Episkopi Formation of Greece.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Polycope edithae Sohn and Kornicker p. 30 fig. 19,20

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classOstracoda
subclassMyodocopaSars 1866
orderMyodocopidaSars 1866
suborderCladocopinaSars 1866
familyPolycopidaeSars 1866
genusPolycope
speciesedithae

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available