Healdianella darwinuloides, from Benson et al. (1961).

Belongs within: Ostracoda.

The Bairdiocyprididae are a group of ostracods known from the mid-Ordovician to the mid-Late Carboniferous (Whatley et al. 1993).

<==Sigilliocopina [Bairdiocypridacea]L05
| i. s.: Pseudorayella Neckaja 1960B94
| |--*P. scala Neckaja 1960B94
| `--P. antis Neckaja 1966B94
| Baschkirina Rozhdestvenskaya 1959B94
| |--Sigilliidae [Sigiliidacea, Sigillidae, Sigilliumidae, Sigilliuminae]MD01
| | |--Sigillium Kuznetsova 1960BB61
| | | `--*S. procerum Kuznetsova 1960BB61
| | `--Saipanetta McKenzie 1967 [Saipanettidae]DH86
| | |--S. brooksi Maddocks 1973DH86
| | |--S. cloudi McKenzie 1967DH86
| | |--S. kelloughae Maddocks 1972DH86
| | |--S. mckenziei Teeter 1975DH86
| | `--S. tumida (Brady 1890)DH86
| |--KrausellidaeL05
| | |--Krausella Ulrich 1894 [incl. Basslerites Teichert 1937 non Howe 1937, Rayella Teichert 1939]BB61
| | | |--*K. inaequalis Ulrich 1894BB61
| | | `--K. brevicornis (Keenan 1951)B94
| | |--Cooperatia Tolmachoff 1937 [=Cooperia Tolmachoff 1926 non Ransom 1907]BB61
| | | `--*C. granum (Tolmachoff 1926) [=*Cooperia granum]BB61
| | `--Janusella Roth 1929BB61
| | `--*J. biceratina Roth 1929BB61
| `--PachydomellidaeL05
| |--Hesslandites ellipsiformis (Hessland 1949)WSB93
| |--Pachydomella Ulrich 1891 [incl. Senescella Stewart & Hendrix 1945]BB61
| | `--*P. tumida Ulrich 1891BB61
| |--Phanassymetria Roth 1929 [=Phanassymetrica (l. c.), Phanasymmetrica (l. c.)]BB61
| | `--*P. triserrata Roth 1929BB61
| |--Tubulibairdia Swartz 1936BB61
| | |--*T. tubulifera Swartz 1936BB61
| | `--T. punctulataBB61
| |--Aboilia Becker & Adamczak 1993B94
| | `--*A. blessi Becker & Adamczak 1993B94
| |--Elliptocyprites Swain 1962B94
| | |--*E. parallela Swain 1962B94
| | |--E. lindstroemi [=Bythocypris lindstroemi]B94
| | `--E. rectangulatus (Kraft 1962) [=Bythocypris rectangulatus]B94
| |--Microchelinella Geis 1933B94
| |--Shenandoia Kraft 1962B94
| | `--*S. acuminulata Kraft 1962B94
| `--Wenlockiella Lundin 1992B94
`--Bairdiocyprididae [Bairdiocypridoidea]L05
|--Praepilatina homosibirica Becker 1991WSB93
|--Bairdites Coryell & Malkin 1936BB61
| `--*B. deltasulcata Coryell & Malkin 1936BB61
|--Bekena Gibson 1955BB61
| `--*B. diaphrovalvis Gibson 1955BB61
|--Coryellites Kellett 1936 [=Coryellina Kellett 1935 non Bradfield 1935]BB61
| `--*C. firma (Kellett 1935) [=*Coryellina firma]BB61
|--Pseudobythocypris Shaver 1958BB61
| `--*P. pediformis (Knight 1928) [=Bythocypris pediformis]BB61
|--Silenis Neckaja 1958BB61
| `--*S. subtriangulatus Neckaja 1958BB61
|--Arcuaria Neckaja 1958WSB93, BB61
| `--*A. sineclivula Neckaja 1958BB61
|--Bairdiocypris Kegel 1932BB61
| |--*B. gerolsteinensis (Kegel 1932) [=Bythocypris (*Bairdiocypris) gerolsteinensis]BB61
| |--B. homolibraNU83
| `--B. nexheimensisBB61
|--Condracypris Roth 1929BB61
| |--*C. binoda Roth 1929BB61
| `--C. circumvallataBB61
|--Reversocypris Přibyl 1955BB61
| |--*R. regularis Přibyl 1955BB61
| `--R. klukovicensisBB61
|--Healdianella Posner 1951CB86
| |--*H. darwinulinoides Posner 1951BB61
| |--H. miaohuangensis Wang 1983CB86
| `--H. subcuneola Posner 1951S82
`--Uthoernia Schallreuter 1986B94
|--*U. lunata Schallreuter 1986B94
`--U. longofrenatorum Schallreuter 1990B94

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B94] Becker, G. 1994. A remarkable Ordovician ostracod fauna from Orphan Knoll, Labrador Sea. Scripta Geologica 107: 1–25.

[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.

[CB86] Chen D.-Q. & Bao H. 1986. Lower Permian ostracodes from the Chihsia Formation of Jurong and Longtan, Jiangsu Province. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica 3 (2): 107–132.

[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.

[L05] Liebau, A. 2005. A revised classification of the higher taxa of the Ostracoda (Crustacea). Hydrobiologia 538: 115–137.

[MD01] Martin, J. W., & G. E. Davis. 2001. An updated classification of the Recent Crustacea. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County, Science Series 39: 1–124.

[NU83] Norris, A. W., & T. T. Uyeno. 1983. Biostratigraphy and paleontology of middle-upper Devonian boundary beds, Gypsum Cliffs area, northeastern Alberta. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 313: 1–65.

[S82] Shi C.-G. 1982. Some early Carboniferous ostracodes from Nylam, Xizang (Tibet). Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 21 (3): 309–314.

[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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