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Copytus pseudoelongatus

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Neocytherideidae

Taxonomy
Copytus pseudoelongatus was named by Ayress (1995). Its type specimen is OU 40716, a test, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is J40/f90 - McCulloch's Bridge [Ashley Mudstone], which is in an Eocene deep-water mudstone in the Ashley Mudstone Formation of New Zealand.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Copytus pseudoelongatus Ayress p. 915 figs. figs. 6.9, 6.10. 13.13

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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
superfamilyCytheraceaBaird 1850
familyNeocytherideidaePuri 1957
genusCopytusSkogsberg 1939
speciespseudoelongatus

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