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Cytheropteron (Eocytheropteron)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cytheruridae

Discussion

Synonymised: Cytheropteron

Taxonomy
Cytheropteron (Eocytheropteron) was named by Alexander (1933) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo T Plio-u Sepkoski's reference number: 74]. It is extant. It was considered unknown by Müller (1894).

It was reranked as Eocytheropteron by Müller (1894), Howe and Garrett (1934) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Cytheruridae by Müller (1894); to Cytheropteron by Alexander (1933); to Cytheridae by Howe and Garrett (1934); and to Podocopida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Eocytheropteron Müller
1933Cytheropteron (Eocytheropteron) Alexander
1934Eocytheropteron Howe and Garrett p. 45
2002Eocytheropteron 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
subgenusEocytheropteronAlexander 1933

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