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Metacypris

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Limnocytheridae

Taxonomy
Metacypris was named by Brady and Robertson (1870) [Sepkoski's age data: K l Sepkoski's reference number: ZR91]. It is the type genus of Metacypridinae.

It was assigned to Metacypridinae by Dias-Brito et al. (2001); and to Podocopida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Metacypris Brady and Robertson
2001Metacypris Dias-Brito et al. p. 256
2002Metacypris Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classOstracoda
suborderPodocopa(Sars 1865)
orderPodocopidaSars 1866
suborderCytherocopinaGrĂ¼ndel 1967
superfamilyCytheroidea(Baird 1850)
familyLimnocytheridaeKlie 1938
subfamilyMetacypridinaeDanielopol 1965
genusMetacyprisBrady and Robertson 1870

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