Leperditia Rouault 1851 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Leperditicopida - Leperditiidae

Parent taxon: Leperditiidae according to R. H. Benson et al. 1961

See also Raymond 1911 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anisochilina, Briartina, Carbonia, Cuselina, Cyprida, Eoleperditia, Gibberella, Hermannina, Heterochilina, Moelleritia, Schrenckia, Sibiritia

Subtaxa: Leperditia (Isochilina) Leperditia caecigena Leperditia glabra Leperditia limatula Leperditia manitoulinensis Leperditia nana

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (1: Alaska collection)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Colorado)

• Devonian of China (7), Germany (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (5), United States (9: Alaska, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennyslvania)

• Silurian of Canada (53: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Germany (1), Norway (2), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (8), the United Kingdom (3), United States (105: Alaska, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan and Ohio, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Canada (20: Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), the Czech Republic (1), United States (128: Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia)

• Chazy of Canada (6: Ontario, Quebec), United States (58: New York, Virginia)

• Whiterockian of Canada (1: Northwest Territories), United States (20: California, Nevada, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia)

• Cassinian of United States (2: Missouri)

• Cambrian of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 436 collections including 501 occurrences

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