Cytherinae

Cythere lutea, copyright Carol Dickson-Fisher.

Belongs within: Cytheroidea.

The Cytherinae are a group of marine ostracods with central muscle scars on the carapace comprising a vertical row of four small adductor muscle scars, a V-shaped antennal scar, and a small mandibular scar.

<==Cytherinae [Cytherini]
    |--Abditacythere Hartmann 1964DH86
    |    `--A. subterranea Hartmann 1964DH86
    |--Corallicythere Hartmann 1974DH86
    |    `--C. verrucosa Hartmann 1974DH86
    |--Delamarcythere Hartmann 1974DH86
    |    `--D. elongata (Hartmann 1954)DH86
    |--Lophodentina Apostolescu 1959LH61
    |    |--*L. lacunosa Apostolescu 1959LH61
    |    `--L. striataWSB93
    |--Platylophocythere Oertli 1959LH61
    |    `--*P. hessi Oertli 1959LH61
    `--Cythere Müller 1785 [incl. Cyclas Eichwald 1857 non Bruguière 1792, Cytherina Lamarck 1818]BB61
         |--*C. lutea Müller 1785BB61 [=Monoculus luteusL02]
         |--C. abyssicolaN79
         |--C. echinataN79
         |--C. flavida [=Monoculus flavidus]L02
         |--C. gibbera [incl. Monoculus coarctatus]L02
         |--C. subquadrata Jones 1887C01
         `--C. vinei Jones 1887C01

*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.

[C01] Chapman, F. 1901. On some fossils of Wenlock age from Mulde, near Klinteberg, Gotland; with notes by Prof. T. Rupert Jones and Dr. F. A. Bather. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 7, 7: 141–160, pl. 3.

[DH86] Danielopol, D. L., & G. Hartmann. 1986. Ostracoda. In: Botosaneanu, L. (ed.) Stygofauna Mundi: A Faunistic, Distributional, and Ecological Synthesis of the World Fauna inhabiting Subterranean Waters (including the Marine Interstitial) pp. 265–294. E. J. Brill/Dr W. Backhuys: Leiden.

[L02] Latreille, P. A. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes vol. 4. Familles naturelles des genres. F. Dufart: Paris.

[LH61] Levinson, S. A., & H. V. Howe. 1961. Addendum. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt Q. Arthropoda 3: Crustacea: Ostracoda pp. Q421–Q422. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press.

[N79] Norman, A. M. 1879. The Mollusca of the fiords near Bergen, Norway. Journal of Conchology 2: 8–77.

[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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