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Cytherelloidea

Ostracoda - Platycopida - Cytherellidae

Taxonomy
Cytherelloidea was named by Alexander (1929) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 2,74]. It is extant. It was considered unknown by Howe and Garrett (1934).

It was assigned to Cytherellidae by Howe and Garrett (1934) and Harloff and Jäger (1994); and to Platycopida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Cytherelloidea Alexander
1934Cytherelloidea Howe and Garrett p. 25
1994Cytherelloidea Harloff and Jäger p. 41
2002Cytherelloidea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrünnich 1772
classOstracoda
suborderPodocopa(Sars 1865)
orderPlatycopidaSars 1866
suborderPlatycopinaSars 1866
familyCytherellidaeSars 1866
genusCytherelloideaAlexander 1929

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