Cushmanideinae

Pontocythere sp., from the Smithsonian.

Belongs within: Cytheroidea.

The Cushmanideinae are a group of ostracods in which the hinge comprises elongate terminal sockets in the left valve with a median projecting flange or bar.

<==Cushmanideinae [Pontocytherinae] NT02
    |–Cushmanidea Blake 1933 BB61 (see below for synonymy)
    |    |–*C. seminuda (Cushman 1906) [=Cytheridea seminuda] BB61
    |    |–‘Hemicytherideis’ elongata S61
    |    |–C. grosjeani BB61
    |    |–C. serangodes Krutak 1961 WSB93
    |    `–‘Cythereis (Sacculus)’ tetragibbosa Neviani 1928 (n. d.) BB61
    `–Pontocythere Dubowsky 1939 NT02
         |–P. japonica (Hanai 1959) NT02
         |–P. kashiwarensis (Hanai 1959) NT02
         |–P. miurensis (Hanai 1959) [=Cushmanidea miurensis] NT02
         |–P. subjaponica (Hanai 1959) NT02
         `–P. xiphoidea Nakao & Tsukagoshi 2002 NT02

Cushmanidea Blake 1933 BB61 [=Cushmanoidea (l. c.) M61; incl. Hemicytherideis Ruggieri 1952 BB61, Sacculus Neviani 1928 nec Gosse 1851 nec Hirase 1927 BB61]

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[BB61] Benson, R. H., J. M. Berdan, W. A. van den Bold, T. Hanai, I. Hessland, H. V. Howe, R. V. Kesling, S. A. Levinson, R. A. Reyment, R. C. Moore, H. W. Scott, R. H. Shaver, I. G. Sohn, L. E. Stover, F. M. Swain & P. C. Sylvester-Bradley. 1961. Systematic descriptions. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt Q. Arthropoda 3: Crustacea: Ostracoda pp. Q99–Q421. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press.

[M61] Moore, R. C. 1961. Supplement—USSR treatise on Ostracoda. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt Q. Arthropoda 3: Crustacea: Ostracoda pp. Q422–Q429. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press.

[NT02] Nakao, Y., & A. Tsukagoshi. 2002. Brackish-water Ostracoda (Crustacea) from the Obitsu River estuary, central Japan. Species Diversity 7 (1): 67–115.

[S61] Scott, H. W. 1961. Shell morphology of Ostracoda. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt Q. Arthropoda 3: Crustacea: Ostracoda pp. Q21–Q37. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press.

[WSB93] Whatley, R. C., D. J. Siveter & I. D. Boomer. 1993. Arthropoda (Crustacea: Ostracoda). In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 343–356. Chapman & Hall: London.

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