Knightina harltoni Kellett 1933 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Knightinidae

Full reference: B. Kellett. 1933. Ostracodes of the Upper Pennsylvanian and the Lower Permian strata of Kansas: I. the Aparchitidae, Beyrichiidae, Glyptopleuridae, Kloedenellidae, Kirkbyiidae, and Youngiellidae. Journal of Paleontology 7(1):59-108

Belongs to Knightina according to B. Kellett 1933

Sister taxa: Knightina ampla, Knightina bassleri, Knightina bullaensis, Knightina fildari, Knightina hongfui, Knightina hungarica, Knightina incurva, Knightina macknighti, Knightina multicarinata, Knightina reticulata, Knightina texana, Knightina ultima, Knightina unnoda

Type specimen: USNM 85458. Its type locality is Highway 32 west of Linwood, which is in a Kasimovian carbonate limestone in the Stanton Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder


• Carboniferous of United States (3: Indiana, Kansas collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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