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Ostracoda -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Podocopa Sars
1983Podocopa Hazel p. 99
1993Podocopa Carreño and Cronin p. 142
2001Podocopa Martin and Davis p. 64
2008Podocopa Crasquin p. 238
2013Podocopa Sebe et al. p. 513
2017Podocopa Forel

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumCrustaceaBrünnich 1772
subclassPodocopaSars 1865
subclassPodocopaSars 1865

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Environment: hypersaline, marine, brackish, freshwaterc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2007-09-04 06:54:01
Modified: 2011-06-14 02:59:32
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Varangu to the top of the Holocene or 485.40000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 484.5 Ma

Collections (3703 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ibexian488.3 - 471.8USA (Nevada) Leperditella sp. (104307)
Varangu485.4 - 484.5Sweden (Oland) Nanopsis nanella (190108)
Varangu485.4 - 484.5Norway (Oslo Asker) Nanopsis nanella (190109)
Migneintian485.4 - 478.6United Kingdom (England) Primitia sp. (3710)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (Hubei) Leperditella sp. (4727 4738) Leperditella sp., Sinoprimitia sp. (4732) Primitia sp., Sinoprimitia sp. (7728) Primitia sp., Sinoprimitia sp., Bythocypris sp. (7729)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (ZheJiang) Pinnatulites sp. (7773)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (LiaoNing) Ctenobolbina sp., Primitia sp. (20753)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7Norway (Ovre Oren) Nanopsis nanella (75288)
Varangu - Volkhov485.4 - 468.1Norway (Oslo-Asker) Nanopsis nanella (190110)
Ordovician485.4 - 443.4USA (Alaska) Aparchitella sp., Schmidtella sp., Krausella sp. (100359)
Ordovician485.4 - 443.4Canada (Nunavut) Bollia sp., Hallatia sp. (109065)
Ordovician485.4 - 443.4USA (New York) Schmidtella sp. (332)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0China (Hubei) Dilobella sp., Altha sp. (4721) Euprimitia sp., Leperditella sp. (4709)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Russian Federation (Siberia) Leperditella sp. (9226)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Bolivia (Avilés) Haploprimitia sp., Parapyxion sp., Quadrilobella sp., Sibiritella sp. (9104)
Arenigian - Llanvirnian478.6 - 460.9Canada (Northwest Territories) Cryptophyllus magnus (25284 25285)
Rangerian471.8 - 468.1USA (Nevada) Aparchites sp., Ectoprimitia sp., Leperditella incisa, Leperditella tumida, Schmidtella sp. (104448) Eurychilina sp., Leperditella sp. (104408) Eurychilina sp., Leperditella sp., Monotiopleura sp., Schmidtella sp. (104413) Leperditella incisa, Leperditella tumida, Schmidtella sp., Macrocyproides sp. (104461) Leperditella incisa, Schmidtella sp., Macrocyproides sp. (104453) Leperditella sp. (104409) Leperditella sp., Schmidtella sp. (77183) Leperditella sp., Schmidtella sp., Macrocyproides sp. (297) Leperditella valida (104400)
Volkhov471.8 - 468.1Sweden (Kalmar) Primitia sp., Protallinnella sp. (99481)
Whiterockian - Chazyan471.8 - 460.9Canada (Northwest Territories) Krausella inaequalis (25856)
Whiterockian471.8 - 457.5USA (Oklahoma) Aparchites perforata, Eridoconcha magna (162342)