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Rhombocythere

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Brachycytheridae

Taxonomy
Rhombocythere was named by Andreson (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori-l R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Cytheracea by Sohn (1987); to Brachycytheridae by Crasquin-Soleau et al. (2000); and to Podocopida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Rhombocythere Andreson p. 138
1987Rhombocythere Sohn p. C12
2000Rhombocythere Crasquin-Soleau et al. p. 184
2002Rhombocythere Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classOstracoda
suborderPodocopa(Sars 1865)
orderPodocopidaSars 1866
superfamilyCytheraceaBaird 1850
familyBrachycytheridaePuri 1954
genusRhombocythereAndreson 1964

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