Polytylites (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Amphissitidae

Parent taxon: Amphissitidae according to A. Chitnarin 2012

See also Benson et al. 1961, Hoare and Mapes 2000, Sepkoski 2002 and Sohn 1954

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

Subtaxa: Polytylites diversus Polytylites kitanipponica Polytylites simplex

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Canada (3: British Columbia collections), China (12), Iran (1), Japan (1), Thailand (3)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Iowa)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Oklahoma)

Total: 22 collections including 26 occurrences

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