Cyathus elliptica Shi 1987 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Aparchitidae

Full reference: C. G. Shi. 1987. Taxonomic names, in The Changhsingian ostracodes from Meishan, Changxing, Zhejiang. Stratigraphy and Palaeontology of Systemic Boundaries in China: Permian and Triassic Boundary 1:23-80

Belongs to Cyathus according to M. B. Forel et al. 2015

See also Chitnarin 2012, Chitnarin 2015, Crasquin and Forel 2010, Shi 1987 and Zazzali et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Cyathus barmariensis, Cyathus caperata, Cyathus densistriata, Cyathus formosus, Cyathus klimakiensis, Cyathus striatus, Cyathus ulrichi

Type specimen: NIGP 91795. Its type locality is Meishan Baohuqu section, sample Z1028-5-2, which is in a Changhsingian carbonate limestone in the Changxing Formation of China.

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (31 collections), Iran (4), Thailand (9)

Total: 44 collections each including a single occurrence

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