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Nigeria

Ostracoda - Podocopida

Taxonomy
Nigeria was named by Reyment (1963) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno-m K Maes-u Sepkoski's reference number: 138,139].

It was assigned to Podocopida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Nigeria Reyment
2002Nigeria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classOstracoda
suborderPodocopa(Sars 1865)
orderPodocopidaSars 1866
genusNigeria

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