Limnocytherinae

Limnocythere inopinata, copyright Zoologische Staatssammlung Muenchen.

Belongs within: Cytheroidea.

The Limnocytherinae are a group of freshwater ostracods in which the antennula has a relatively long distal segment and broad coalescence of the aesthetasc and its adjacent seta, and the maxillule bears three to four long external distal setae on the proximal segment.

<==Limnocytherinae [Limnicytherinae] M61
    |–Leucocythere Kaufmann 1892 M61, BB61
    |    `–*L. mirabilis Kaufmann 1892 BB61
    |–Gomphocythere Sars 1924 M61, BB61
    |    |–*G. obtusata (Sars 1910) [=Limnicythere obtusata] BB61
    |    `–G. expansa BB61
    `–Limnocythere Brady 1868 (see below for synonymy) BB61
         |–*L. inopinata (Baird 1843) [=Cythere inopinata] BB61
         |–L. fangxiensis NG13
         |–L. hubeiensis NG13
         |–L. mongolica Daday 1901 D01
         |–L. sanctipatricii HKS61
         |–L. spinisalata NG13
         `–L. verrucosa BB61

Limnocythere Brady 1868 [=Limnicythere Brady 1868; incl. Acanthobus Müller 1900, Acanthopus Vernet 1878 non Klug 1807, Limnicytheridea Müller 1912, Limnocytheridea Forel 1894 (n. n.)] 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.

[D01] Daday, E. 1901. Édesvizi mikroszkópi állatok [Mikroskopische Süsswasserthiere]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 375–470. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[HKS61] Howe, H. V., R. V. Kesling & H. W. Scott. 1961. Morphology of living Ostracoda. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt Q. Arthropoda 3: Crustacea: Ostracoda pp. Q3–Q17. 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.

[NG13] Ni, X., D. L. Gebo, M. Dagosto, J. Meng, P. Tafforeau, J. J. Flynn & K. C. Beard. 2013. The oldest known primate skeleton and early haplorhine evolution. Nature 498: 60–64.

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