Paraparchites marathonensis Hamilton 1942 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Platycopida - Paraparchitidae

Full reference: I. B. Hamilton. 1942. Ostracodes from the Upper Permian of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 16(6):712-718

Belongs to Paraparchites according to I. B. Hamilton 1942

Sister taxa: Paraparchites anxianensis, Paraparchites chenshii, Paraparchites complanatus, Paraparchites cyclopeus, Paraparchites fabula, Paraparchites finiplanus, Paraparchites ganelini, Paraparchites hivachensis, Paraparchites humerosus, Paraparchites inornatus, Paraparchites kansasensis, Paraparchites magnus, Paraparchites nicklesi, Paraparchites orbiculatus, Paraparchites perminutus, Paraparchites punctatus, Paraparchites sabakajensis, Paraparchites subdistortus, Paraparchites texanus, Paraparchites wapanuckensis

Type specimen: Wisconsin Univ 22372. Its type locality is USNM703c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USNM703c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains

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