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
Sister taxon: Pseudoparaparchites kansanensis
Type specimen: USNM 85427. Its type locality is Cottonwood River Bridge, below road, Elmdale, which is in a Gzhelian shallow subtidal shale in the Elmdale Formation of Kansas.
Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer
• Permian of United States (1: Kansas collection)
• Carboniferous of United States (2: Kansas)
Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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