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Darwinula stevensoni

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Darwinulidae

Polycheles stevensoni was named by Brady and Robertson (1870). It is extant. It is the type species of Darwinula, Polycheles.

It was recombined as Darwinula stevensoni by Rosetti and Martens (1998).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Argilloecia aurea Brady and Robertson
1870Polycheles stevensoni Brady and Robertson
1953Darwinula protracta Rome
1968Darwinula variabilis Tagliasacchi
1977Darwinula sphenoides Rome
1998Darwinula stevensoni Rosetti and Martens p. 57

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
PancrustaceaZrzavý and Štys 1997
Hymenostraca(Rolfe 1969)
superclassOligostracaZrzavý et al. 1997
subclassPodocopaSars 1865
orderPodocopidaSars 1866
suborderDarwinulocopina(Sohn 1988)
superfamilyDarwinuloideaBrady and Norman 1889
familyDarwinulidaeBrady and Norman 1889
genusDarwinulaBrady and Robertson 1885
speciesstevensoni(Brady 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.

Darwinula stevensoni Brady and Robertson 1870
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Invalid names: Argilloecia aurea Brady and Robertson 1870 [synonym], Darwinula protracta Rome 1953 [synonym], Darwinula sphenoides Rome 1977 [synonym], Darwinula variabilis Tagliasacchi 1968 [synonym]
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Environment: freshwatersuperf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: detritivoreo
Diet 2: grazero
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2017-04-17 09:58:30
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:58:30
Source: superf = superfamily, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Jell and Adrain 2002, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Miocene to the top of the Holocene or 11.60800 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (16 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Turkey (Yalova) Darwinula stevensoni (184470)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Croatia Darwinula stevensoni (68219 68221 68265 68266)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Kenya Darwinula stevensoni (21401 21418 21426)
Gelasian - Calabrian2.588 - 0.774Kenya Darwinula stevensoni (21421 21462 22342)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Congo-Kinshasa Darwinula stevensoni (22127)
Calabrian1.8 - 0.774Kenya Darwinula stevensoni (21368)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Kenya Darwinula stevensoni (21427 21437)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Kenya (Nak-Elment.Basin) Darwinula stevensoni (22502)