†superfamily Beyrichiacea Matthew 1886 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Beyrichiacea

Parent taxon: Paleocopa according to G. Henningsmoen 1953

See also Benson et al. 1961 and Henningsmoen 1953

Sister taxon: Leperditiacea

Subtaxa: Acronotellidae Eurychilinidae Sigmoopsiidae Tetradellidae Uncertain Zygobolbidae

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Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Permian of Italy (1 collection)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Kansas)

• Devonian of United States (2: Pennsylvania)

• Silurian of Australia (2), Canada (18: Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), the Czech Republic (1), Estonia (1), Greenland (1), Norway (2), United States (98: Maryland, New York, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Canada (40: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (5), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (4), France (1), India (1), Latvia (7), Lithuania (7), Morocco (3), Norway (24), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (13), Spain (2), Sweden (45), the United Kingdom (46), United States (47: Alaska, British Columbia, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of Sweden (4), the United Kingdom (5)

• Whiterockian of United States (3: Nevada)

Total: 390 collections including 799 occurrences

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