Healdia compressa Kellett 1935 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Healdiidae

Full reference: B. Kellett. 1935. Ostracodes of the Upper Pennsylvanian and the Lower Permian strata of Kanss: III. Bairdiidae (concluded), Cytherellidae, Cypridinidae, Entomoconchidae, Cytheridae, and Cypridae. Journal of Paleontology 9(2):132-166

Belongs to Healdia according to B. Kellett 1935

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

Type specimen: USNM 90109. Its type locality is Brick plant cut in field, north of Gage Park, Topeka, which is in a Gzhelian carbonate limestone in the Howard Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer


• Permian of China (3 collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (4: Kansas, Oklahoma)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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