Glyptopleura Girty 1910 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Amphissitidae

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 Girty 1910 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Glyptopleura angulata Glyptopleura coryelli Glyptopleura inopinata Glyptopleura mugiensis Glyptopleura triserta

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of United States (1: Colorado collection)

• Permian of Guatemala (2), Japan (1), Lithuania (1), United States (1: Kansas)

• Carboniferous of Canada (3: Alberta), United States (8: Arkansas, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Wyoming)

Total: 17 collections including 21 occurrences

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