Knightina macknighti Sohn 1954 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae

Full reference: I. G. Sohn. 1954. Ostracoda from the Permian of the Glass Mountains, Texas. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 264-A:1-24

Belongs to Knightina according to I. G. Sohn 1954

Sister taxa: Knightina ampla, Knightina bassleri, Knightina bullaensis, Knightina fildari, Knightina harltoni, Knightina hongfui, Knightina hungarica, Knightina incurva, Knightina multicarinata, Knightina reticulata, Knightina texana, Knightina ultima, Knightina unnoda

Type specimen: USNM 118393, a shell (Carapace). 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 suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (2: Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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