Kellettina robusta Kellett 1933 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kellettinidae

Alternative combination: Ulrichia robusta

Full reference: B. Kellett. 1933. Ostracodes of the Upper Pennsylvanian and the Lower Permian strata of Kansas: I. the Aparchitidae, Beyrichiidae, Glyptopleuridae, Kloedenellidae, Kirkbyiidae, and Youngiellidae. Journal of Paleontology 7(1):59-108

Belongs to Kellettina according to A. H. Yuan et al. 2007

See also Kellett 1933

Sister taxa: Kellettina carnica, Kellettina elongata, Kellettina noriyukii, Kellettina reticulata, Kellettina vidriensis

Type specimen: USNM 85449, a carapace. Its type locality is Camp Funston, Geary County, which is in a Sakmarian carbonate limestone in the Wreford Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (5: Kansas collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Kansas)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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