Podocopida

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Podocopida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Ostracoda
Subclass: Podocopa
Order: Podocopida
Sars, 1866
Suborders

The Podocopida are an order of ostracods in the subclass Podocopa. It is divided into five suborders – Bairdiocopina, Cypridocopina, Cytherocopina, Darwinulocopina, and Sigilliocopina.[1] It is the most diverse of the four orders of ostracods, and also has a rich fossil record.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Simone Brandao (2010). "Podocopida". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved November 25, 2010. 
  2. ^ Akira Tsukagoshi & Andrew R. Parker (2000). Trunk segmentation of some podocopine lineages in Ostracoda. In David J. Horne & Koen Martens. "Evolutionary Biology and Ecology of Ostracoda". Hydrobiologia 419 (1): 15–30. doi:10.1023/A:1003981806643. ISBN 0-7923-6396-5.