Cavellina ellipticalis Hamilton 1942 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Platycopida - Cavellinidae

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

Belongs to Cavellina according to I. B. Hamilton 1942

Sister taxa: Cavellina alpina, Cavellina arcuata, Cavellina bellerophonella, Cavellina boomeri, Cavellina chasensis, Cavellina edmistonae, Cavellina fittsi, Cavellina gerryi, Cavellina glandella, Cavellina hashimotoi, Cavellina huqfensis, Cavellina lata, Cavellina longa, Cavellina maanshanensis, Cavellina marmorea, Cavellina mocki, Cavellina mui, Cavellina nebrascensis, Cavellina nesenensis, Cavellina nipponica, Cavellina postunica, Cavellina postvisnyoensis, Cavellina rotunda, Cavellina sphenoformis, Cavellina subovata, Cavellina subunica, Cavellina suprapermiana, Cavellina triassica, Cavellina visnyoensis, Cavellina xiaobaensis

Type specimen: Wisconsin Univ 22382. 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


• Permian of the Russian Federation (1 collection), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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