Oliganisus (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Platycopida - Kloedenellidae

Synonyms: Ellipsella, Neokloedenella

Parent taxon: Kloedenellidae according to G. Tanaka 2018

See also Benson et al. 1961, Hoare and Mapes 2000, Sepkoski 2002 and Shi and Chen 1987

Sister taxa: Dizygopleura, Donellina, Eukloedenella, Jonesina, Kirkbyina, Kloedenella, Poloniella, Pseudobeyrichiopsis, Punctoprimitia

Subtaxa: Ellipsella distenta Oliganisus punctatus Oliganisus ryozensanensis

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder


• Permian of China (5 collections), Japan (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), United States (4: Kansas)

• Carboniferous of United States (8: Kansas, Kentucky)

• Devonian of United States (1: New York)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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