Pterygocytherinae

Quadracythere truncula, from Morley & Hayward (2014).

Belongs within: Trachyleberidoidea.

The Pterygocytherinae are a group of ostracods known from the Cretaceous to the present in which the carapace is broadly triangular with prominent ventrolateral wings, and the valves articulate by means of terminal teeth, sockets, grooves and flanges.

Pterygocytherinae [Pterygocytheridae, Pterygocytherides]NT02
|--Bicornucythere Schornikov & Shaytarov 1979NT02
| `--B. bisanensis (Okubo 1975) [=Leguminocythereis bisanensis, Ruggieria (Keijella) bisanensis]NT02
|--Climacoidea Puri 1956M61, BB61
| `--*C. pleurata Puri 1956BB61
|--Henryhowella Puri 1957BB61 [=Howella Puri 1956 non Ogilby 1899M61, BB61]
| `--*H. evax (Ulrich & Bassler 1904) [=Cythere evax, *Howella evax]BB61
|--Pterygocythere Hill 1954BB61
| |--*P. alata (Bosquet 1847) [=Cypridina alata]BB61
| `--P. hilliBB61
|--Carinocythereis Ruggieri 1956M61, BB61
| |--*C. carinata (Roemer 1838) [=Cytherina carinata]BB61
| `--C. rugipunctata [incl. Cythere rugipunctata, Puriana rugipunctata]BB61
|--Isocythereis Triebel 1940M61, BB61
| |--*I. fissicostis Triebel 1940BB61
| |--I. fortinodisBB61
| `--I. sealensis Dingle 1971G12
`--Quadracythere Hornibrook 1952M61, BB61
|--*Q. truncula (Brady 1898) [=Cythere truncula]BB61
|--Q. regaliaB61
`--Q. vermiculataBB61

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[B61] Benson, R. H. 1961. Ecology of ostracode assemblages. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt Q. Arthropoda 3: Crustacea: Ostracoda pp. Q56–Q63. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press.

[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.

[G12] Guzel, M. 2012. Jurassic and Early Cretaceous ostracods from Western Australia: what they reveal about evolution of the Indian Ocean. In: Talent, J. A. (ed.) Earth and Life: Global biodiversity, extinction intervals and biogeographic perturbations through time pp. 849–882. Springer.

[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.

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