Cytheromatinae

Cytheroma variabilis, from Benson et al. (1961).

Belongs within: Cytherocopina.

The Cytheromatinae are a group of ostracods in which the mandibular palp is well developed and the branchial plate bears two long rays and one shorter one.

Cytheromatinae [Cytherominae]DH86
|--Pontocytheroma Marinov 1963G83
| `--P. arenaria Marinov 1963DH86
`--+--Paracytheroma Juday 1907G83
| |--*P. pedrensis Juday 1907BB61
| |--P. levis Hartmann 1957H59
| `--P. magna Hartmann 1959H59
|--Pellucistoma Coryell & Fields 1937G83 [=Pellucistama (l. c.)M61; incl. Javanella Kingma 1948BB61]
| `--*P. howei Coryell & Fields 1937BB61
`--Cytheroma Müller 1894G83
|--*C. variabilis Müller 1894BB61
|--C. karadaghiensis Dubowsky 1939G83
`--C. similis Skogsberg 1950G83

*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.

[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.

[G83] Gottwald, J. 1983. Interstitielle Fauna von Galapagos. XXX. Podocopida 1 (Ostracoda). Mikrofauna des Meeresbodens 90: 1–187.

[H59] Hartmann, G. 1959. Zur Kenntnis der lotischen Lebensbereiche der pazifischen Küste von El Salvador unter besonderer Berücksichtigung seiner Ostracodenfauna. Kieler Meeresforschungen 76 (2): 187–241.

[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.

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