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Ostracoda (ostracod)

Ostracoda -

Subtaxa
Acanthomeridion, Acrossula, Amicytheridea, Anabarochilina, Anfedatia, Aristaluta, Aurilia, Australopsis, Beichuania, Bennviaspis, Beyrichiocopa, Biaurina, Borodiella, Boucekites, Brachycytheropteron, Budnianella, Bullaluta, Cambraechmina, Carnarvonia, Cedocamia, Celechovites, Ceratocypris, Craspedopyxion, Crescenticythere, Cyclocypris, Cyprinotus, Cytheropsis, Damaoella, Darwinula, Dhrumaella, Dorispina, Duibianella, Falites, Favella, Fengtaiella, Flemingia, Flemingopsis, Galeopsis, Gelidicella, Gerdalia, Gerubiella, Ginella, Gipsella, Gladioscutum, Golcondella, Hameaschmidtella, Hesslandona, Heterocypris, Huanghuaella, Hupehella, Ilmenoindivisia, Infracytheropteron, Jamischjewskya, Jixinglingella, Kuiperiana, Kuresaaria, Leperditicopida, Liagnshanella, Lublinella, Ludvigsenites, Maghrebeis, Majiashanella, Mannosocmia, Marginotimorites, Metacopida, Microcosmia, Myodocopa, Navicularina, Netzkaina, Novakina, Ochesaarina, Oepikaluta, Paleocopa, Paleocythere, Paleodarwinula, Parashergoldopsis, Paratsunyiella, Phasoia, Plesidielymella, Podocopa, Ponthocythere, Prasuchonella, Primitiopsidae, Pseudonodellina, Pulvillites, Pyxiprimitia, Renicytherura, Reticulocambria, Reversoparaparchites, Schallreuterina, Septadella, Shergoldopsis, Sigillium, Spytihnevites, Suchonellina, Supratoarcina, Svealuta, Tatariella, Tegaspis, Tethysia, Tetrasulcata, Torusilina, Trapezisylthere, Uthoerina, Utsatia, Uvonhactia, Venzavella, Vestrogothia, Vitella, Voibokalina, Volganellidae, Waldoria, Yaxianella, Yulinella, Zerqacythere

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1802Ostracoda Latreille
1904Ostracoda Ulrich and Bassler p. 94
1989Beichuania Xie
1989Beichuania subscalaris Xie
1992Ostracoda Bengtson p. 1022
2001Ostracoda Martin and Davis p. 64
2002Ostracoda Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Ostracoda Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classOstracoda
classOstracoda

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
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
carapace height50.3600.2700.4800.3700.086
valve height40.4530.2800.5900.5050.133

Composition: low Mg calcitec
Environment: hypersaline, marine, brackish, freshwaterc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2007-09-04 06:54:01
Modified: 2011-06-14 02:59:32
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Atdabanian to the top of the Holocene or 520.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 516.0 Ma

Collections (5577 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Meishucunian541.0 - 516.0China (Shaanxi) Ostracoda indet. (6851)
Atdabanian520.0 - 516.0Australia (South Australia) Phasoia spicata (155233)
Atdabanian520.0 - 516.0China (Yunnan) Acanthomeridion sp. (86930 86933)
Branchian520.0 - 513.0United Kingdom (England) Hesslandona n. sp. B (79939)
Botomian - Lenian516.0 - 513.0Russian Federation Duibianella sp. (10018)
Botomian - Lenian516.0 - 513.0Russian Federation (Transbaikalia) Ostracoda indet. (10007)
Templetonian513.0 - 507.0Australia (Queensland) Aristaluta sp. A, Svealuta sp. A, Flemingia duo (70046)
Templetonian - Floran513.0 - 505.0Australia (Queensland) Ostracoda indet. (7903)
Menevian513.0 - 501.0Australia (Queensland) Ostracoda indet. (7902)
Menevian513.0 - 501.0Denmark (Bornholm) Ostracoda indet., Svealuta primordialis (75944)
Menevian513.0 - 501.0United Kingdom (Wales) Leperditia hicksi (193782)
Middle Cambrian513.0 - 501.0Greenland Ostracoda indet. (10484 10485)
St Davids513.0 - 501.0Australia (Queensland) Ostracoda indet. (7900)
Templetonian - Solvan513.0 - 501.0Australia (Queensland) Ostracoda indet. (7904)
Floran507.0 - 505.0Australia (Queensland) Ostracoda indet. (7901)
Undillan505.0 - 504.0Australia (Queensland) Oepikaluta dissuta (70047)
Boomerangian504.0 - 501.0New Zealand (Nelson) Ostracoda indet. (7897)
Dolgellian501.0 - 485.4Poland Ostracoda indet. (7907)
Maentwrogian501.0 - 485.4Sweden (Vastergotland) Vestrogothia sp. (7906)
Maentwrogian501.0 - 485.4Sweden Falites sp., Hesslandona sp., Vestrogothia sp. (9889 9890 9891 9892)