Taxonavigation: Cytheroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Oligostraca
Classis: Ostracoda
Subclassis: Podocopa
Ordo: Podocopida
Subordo: Cytherocopina
Superfamilia: Cytheroidea

Familia: Leptocytheridae
Genera: Amnicythere – Bisulcocythere – Callistocythere – Cluthia – Ishizakiella – Kangarina – Leptocythere – Palusleptocythere – Paratanella – Swansonella – Tanella


Leptocytheridae Hanai, 1957

Primary referencesEdit

  • Hanai T., 1957. Studies on the Ostracoda from Japan I. Subfamily Leptocytherinae, new subfamily. Journal of the Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo, Section 2, 10 (3): 431–468, plates VII-X.
  • Hanai T. in Benson R.H. et al., 1961. Systematic descriptions. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part Q (Arthropoda 3, Crustacea, Ostracoda) Q99-Q422.

Additional referencesEdit

  • Namiotko T., Danielopol D.L., Belmecheri S., Gross M. & von Grafenstein U., 2012. On the Leptocytheridae Ostracods of the Long-Lived Lake Ohrid: A Reappraisal of their Taxonomic Assignment and Biogeographic Origin. International Revue of Hydrobiology, 97 (4): 356–374, DOI: 10.1002/iroh.201211496.