Paraparchites Ulrich and Bassler 1906 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Platycopida - Paraparchitidae

Parent taxon: Paraparchitidae according to A. H. Yuan and S. Crasquin-Soleau 2007

See also Harlton 1933, Sepkoski 2002 and Sohn 1969

Sister taxa: Chamishaella, Dentoparaparchites, Langdaia, Paraparchitella, Proparaparchites, Samarella, Shemonaella, Shishaella, Shivaella

Subtaxa: Paraparchites anxianensis Paraparchites chenshii Paraparchites complanatus Paraparchites cyclopeus Paraparchites fabula Paraparchites finiplanus Paraparchites ganelini Paraparchites hivachensis Paraparchites humerosus Paraparchites inornatus Paraparchites kansasensis Paraparchites magnus Paraparchites marathonensis Paraparchites nicklesi Paraparchites orbiculatus Paraparchites perminutus Paraparchites punctatus Paraparchites sabakajensis Paraparchites subdistortus Paraparchites texanus Paraparchites wapanuckensis

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder


• Permian of Austria (2 collections), Azerbaijan (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (55), Greece (2), Guatemala (5), Iran (4), Italy (1), Lithuania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Thailand (6), United States (5: Kansas, Texas)

• Westphalian of Spain (1)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Arkansas)

• Osagean of United States (1: Illinois)

• Carboniferous of Canada (2: Alberta), the United Kingdom (84), United States (24: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Virginia)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska)

• Devonian of China (2), France (1), United States (2: New York)

• Silurian of Estonia (3)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), United States (2: Oklahoma)

Total: 215 collections including 246 occurrences

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