Monoceratina Roth 1928 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Berounellidae

Parent taxon: Bythocytheridae according to G. Tanaka 2018

See also Alexander 1934, Forel 2017, Sebe et al. 2013, Sepkoski 2002 and Yuan and Crasquin-Soleau 2007

Sister taxa: Bythoceratina, Bythoceratininae, Bythocytherinae, Callicythere, Cuneoceratina, Keijicytherinae, Parabythocythere, Patellacythere, Praebythoceratina, Proeditia, Pseudomonoceratina, Striatobythoceratina, Striatojonesia, Triassocythere, Triceratina

Subtaxa: Monoceratina alexanderi Monoceratina ampla Monoceratina ardmorensis Monoceratina buekkensis Monoceratina compta Monoceratina gheorgianae Monoceratina granulosa Monoceratina gruendeli Monoceratina hussonae Monoceratina lewisi Monoceratina praevulsaformis Monoceratina renardi Monoceratina rossae Monoceratina sevii Monoceratina speciosa Monoceratina ventralis Monoceratina wallacei Monoceratina youngi

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (2 collections)

• Eocene of United States (4: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Texas)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Portugal (1), Tunisia (2)

• Jurassic of France (4), Germany (37), Portugal (18), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (5), Switzerland (3), the United Kingdom (8)

• Triassic of Australia (1), Austria (2), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Nepal (1), Pakistan (1), Romania (11), Turkey (29)

• Permian of Australia (8), China (3), Hungary (4), Japan (1), Lithuania (5), the Russian Federation (9), United States (9: Kansas)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (4), United States (23: Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma)

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

Total: 205 collections including 250 occurrences

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