†family Kellettinidae Sohn 1954 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kellettinidae

Alternative spelling: Kellettininae

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

Parent taxon: Kirkbyoidea according to G. Tanaka 2018

See also Benson et al. 1961, Crasquin-Soleau 1997, Liebau 2005 and Sohn 1954

Sister taxa: Amphissellidae, Amphissitidae, Arcyzonidae, Cardiniferellidae, Iranokirkbya, Kirkbyidae, Knightinidae, Placideidae, Parvikirkbyiidae

Subtaxa: Kellettina Kindlella

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Austria (2 collections), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (7), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Japan (2), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (4), United States (11: Kansas, Texas)

• Carboniferous of China (1), United States (6: Kansas)

Total: 36 collections including 43 occurrences

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