Palaeocytherideinae

Semicytheridea spirifera, from Benson et al. (1961).

Belongs within: Cytheroidea.

The Palaeocytherideinae are a group of ostracods that have been recognised from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods (Benson et al. 1961).

<==Palaeocytherideinae M61
    |–Palaeocytherideides M61
    |    |–Palaeocytheridea Mandelstam 1947 BB61
    |    |    `–*P. bakirovi Mandelstam 1947 BB61
    |    `–Rubracea Mandelstam in Mandelstam et al. 1957 M61, BB61
    |         `–*R. artis Lyubimova in Mandelstam et al. 1957 BB61
    `–Camptocytherides M61
         |–Camptocythere Triebel 1950 BB61
         |    `–*C. praecox Triebel 1950 BB61
         |–Mandelstamia Lyubimova 1955 M61, BB61
         |    `–*M. facilis Lyubimova 1955 BB61
         `–Semicytheridea Mandelstam 1956 M61, BB61
              `–*S. spirifera (Chapman & Sherborn 1893) [=Cythere spirifera] 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.

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