Healdia simplicissima Harlton 1933 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Healdiidae

Full reference: B. H. Harlton. 1933. Micropaleontology of the Pennsylvanian Johns Valley shale of the Ouachita Mountains, Oklahoma, and its relationship to the Mississippian Caney shale. Journal of Paleontology 7(1):3-29

Belongs to Healdia according to B. H. Harlton 1933

Sister taxa: Healdia (Healdia), Healdia anterodepressa, Healdia arkonensis, Healdia bradmani, Healdia caneyensis, Healdia carinata, Healdia chapmani, Healdia cincta, Healdia compressa, Healdia crespinae, Healdia cuneata, Healdia distributa, Healdia gibba, Healdia gregoryi, Healdia irwinensis, Healdia medusaensis, Healdia obtusa, Healdia parallela, Healdia petchorica, Healdia ratra, Healdia rectis, Healdia simplex, Healdia springsurensis, Healdia unispinosa, Healdia unispinosa, Healdia vidriensis, Healdia westraliaensis, Healdia winfieldensis

Type specimen: USNM 85559. Its type locality is Johns Valley Shale, Ouachita Mountains loc. 10, which is in a Pennsylvanian marine shale in the Johns Valley Formation of Oklahoma.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Johns Valley Shale, Ouachita Mountains loc. 10

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