Paracypris (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Paracyprididae

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

See also Alexander 1934, CarreƱo and Cronin 1993, Crasquin 2008, Forel 2014, Forel 2017 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Triassocypris

Subtaxa: Paracypris aculeata Paracypris eniotmetos Paracypris franquesi Paracypris gaetanii Paracypris jinyaensis Paracypris krivipotokensis Paracypris oanaella Paracypris perapiculata Paracypris redcarensis Paracypris rosefieldensis Paracypris scalaris Paracypris semidisca Paracypris tabulasaxensis Paracypris vietnamensis

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of India (1), Italy (3), Morocco (1)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (2), Indian Ocean (2), Puerto Rico (4), United States (3: Alabama, Louisiana)

• Eocene of Hungary (2), India (2), Indian Ocean (5), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (6), North Atlantic (1), Pakistan (4), United States (14: Alabama, Louisiana, Louisiana/Texas, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Indian Ocean (1), Togo (1), Trinidad and Tobago (7), Tunisia (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (6), Mexico (1), Morocco (10), Portugal (2), Tunisia (4), United States (6: Oklahoma, Texas)

• Jurassic of Austria (1), France (6), Germany (52), Hungary (2), Madagascar (4), Portugal (14), the Russian Federation (9), Saudi Arabia (4), Spain (3), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Triassic of China (24), Iran (5), Israel (24), Italy (2), Romania (3), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Turkey (16), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of China (4), Iran (1)

Total: 274 collections including 300 occurrences

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