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Cytheropteron

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cytheruridae

Taxonomy
Cytheropteron was named by Sars (1866) [Sepkoski's age data: J Toar-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 74]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Cytheropterinae.

It was assigned to Cytheridae by Ulrich and Bassler (1904) and Alexander (1934); to Cytheropterinae by Blaszyk (1987); and to Podocopida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Cytheropteron Sars
1904Cytheropteron Ulrich and Bassler p. 128
1934Cytheropteron Alexander
1987Cytheropteron Blaszyk p. 74
2002Cytheropteron Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrünnich 1772
classOstracoda
suborderPodocopa(Sars 1865)
orderPodocopidaSars 1866
superfamilyCytheraceaBaird 1850
familyCytheruridaeMüller 1894
subfamilyCytheropterinaeHanai 1957
genusCytheropteronSars 1866

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