Silenites lenticularis Knight 1928 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Bairdiocyprididae

Alternative combination: Carbonia lenticularis

Belongs to Silenites according to C. G. Shi and D. Q. Chen 1987

See also Kellett 1935

Sister taxa: Silenites limatus, Silenites marginiferus, Silenites sasakwaformis, Silenites suborthis, Silenites subrounda, Silenites sureeae, Silenites testatus, Silenites unicostus, Silenites zhejiangensis

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Permian of China (8 collections), United States (3: Kansas)

• Carboniferous of United States (10: Kansas, Missouri)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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