Articles | Volume 6, issue 1
01 May 1987
 | 01 May 1987

Eripleura, a new genus of ostracod from the Upper Jurassic of England and its relationship with Procytheropteron Ljubimova

Ian P. Wilkinson

Abstract. A new genus of cytherurid ostracod, Eripleura, with the type species E. eleanorae sp. nov. from the Upper Oxfordian (? rosenkrantzi Zone) and Lower Kimmeridgian (baylei Zone) of southern England is described and compared with Procytheropteron. Two further species are described for the first time, Eripleura obliquicosta from the Lower Kimmeridgian cymodoce Zone, and Procytheropteron? elongatum from the Upper Oxfordian tenuiserratum Zone.