Amphissites Girty 1910 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Amphissitidae

Synonym: Binodella

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1910. New genera and species of Carboniferous fossils from the Fayetteville shale of Arkansas. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 20(3):189-238

Parent taxon: Amphissitidae according to R. Hoare and R. Mapes 2000

See also Benson et al. 1961, Harlton 1933, Sepkoski 2002 and Sohn 1954

Sister taxa: Doricranos, Glyptopleura, Kegelites, Kullmannissites, Neoamphissites, Neochilina, Parahollinella, Permokegelites, Polytylites, Pseudokegelites

Subtaxa: Amphissites (Amphikegelites) Amphissites (Amphissites) Amphissites bushi Amphissites carinodus Amphissites centronotus Amphissites dattonensis Amphissites gifuensis Amphissites knighti Amphissites marginiferus Amphissites miseri Amphissites neocentronotus Amphissites nodosus Amphissites rugosus Amphissites sinensis Amphissites sosioensis Amphissites subcentronotus Amphissites wapanuckensis

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Australia (8 collections), Austria (1), Canada (5: British Columbia), China (9), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Israel (3), Italy (1), Japan (2), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (2), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Turkey (2), United States (4: Kansas, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (2: Nebraska, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (15: Missouri, Oklahoma)

• Westphalian of Spain (1)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (5: Kentucky, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Wyoming)

• Osagean of United States (1: California)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Yukon), China (2), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (3), United States (25: Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma)

• Devonian to Carboniferous of China (1)

• Devonian of China (2), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (7), Poland (8), the Russian Federation (4), United States (1: Pennsylvania)

Total: 124 collections including 163 occurrences

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