Basslerella Kellett 1935 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cytherideidae

Full reference: B. Kellett. 1935. Ostracodes of the Upper Pennsylvanian and the Lower Permian strata of Kanss: III. Bairdiidae (concluded), Cytherellidae, Cypridinidae, Entomoconchidae, Cytheridae, and Cypridae. Journal of Paleontology 9(2):132-166

Parent taxon: Cytherideidae according to M. B. Forel 2017

See also Crasquin 2008, Sebe et al. 2013 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cytherideinae, Eucytherinae, Pirileberis, Pseudorayella

Subtaxa: Basslerella acuta Basslerella annesophieae Basslerella crassa Basslerella favosa Basslerella firma Basslerella jadarensis Basslerella obesa Basslerella ola Basslerella ovata Basslerella reticulata Basslerella rothi Basslerella shaxianensis Basslerella subola Basslerella superarella Basslerella tota

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (1 collection), Hungary (3), Iran (5), Romania (7), Turkey (7)

• Permian of Canada (1: British Columbia), China (163), Greece (3), Guatemala (3), Hungary (3), Iran (19), Italy (3), Lithuania (11), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (7), Thailand (1), Turkey (5), United States (2: Kansas)

• Carboniferous of United States (9: Kansas)

• Devonian of the Russian Federation (3)

Total: 258 collections including 410 occurrences

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