Alveus depressus Hamilton 1942 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Sigilliidae

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

Belongs to Alveus according to I. B. Hamilton 1942

Sister taxa: Microcheilinella aculeata, Microcheilinella alborzella, Microcheilinella anxianensis, Microcheilinella bicornuta, Microcheilinella buekkensis, Microcheilinella contrariella, Microcheilinella dorsicostata, Microcheilinella egerensis, Microcheilinella hungarica, Microcheilinella inflata, Microcheilinella lata, Microcheilinella laterospinosa, Microcheilinella malyinkaensis, Microcheilinella multinodosa, Microcheilinella pagodaensis, Microcheilinella peculiaris, Microcheilinella perexilis, Microcheilinella peroi, Microcheilinella posthungarica, Microcheilinella postlaterospinosa, Microcheilinella postspinosa, Microcheilinella qinglongensis, Microcheilinella rectodorsata, Microcheilinella shicheni, Microcheilinella shigensis, Microcheilinella speciosa, Microcheilinella subovata, Microcheilinella subreniformis, Microcheilinella tschikalyensis, Microcheilinella tsubogawensis, Microcheilinella venusta, Microcheilinella visnyoensis, Microcheilinella wujiapingensis

Type specimen: Wisconsin Univ 22383. 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-grazer

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

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