Healdia parallela Kellett 1935 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Healdiidae

Full reference: B. Kellett. 1935. Ostracodes of the Upper Pennsylvanian and the Lower Permian strata of Kanss: III. Bairdiidae (concluded), Cytherellidae, Cypridinidae, Entomoconchidae, Cytheridae, and Cypridae. Journal of Paleontology 9(2):132-166

Belongs to Healdia according to B. Kellett 1935

Sister taxa: Healdia (Healdia), Healdia anterodepressa, Healdia arkonensis, Healdia bradmani, Healdia caneyensis, Healdia carinata, Healdia chapmani, Healdia cincta, Healdia compressa, Healdia crespinae, Healdia cuneata, Healdia distributa, Healdia gibba, Healdia gregoryi, Healdia irwinensis, Healdia medusaensis, Healdia obtusa, Healdia petchorica, Healdia ratra, Healdia rectis, Healdia simplex, Healdia simplicissima, Healdia springsurensis, Healdia unispinosa, Healdia unispinosa, Healdia vidriensis, Healdia westraliaensis, Healdia winfieldensis

Type specimen: USNM 90111. Its type locality is Cottonwood River Bridge, Elmdale, which is in a Gzhelian shallow subtidal shale in the Elmdale Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer


• Carboniferous of United States (4: Kansas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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