Pseudestheria tenella Bronn 1850 (clam shrimp)

Branchiopoda - Diplostraca - Lioestheriidae

Alternative combinations: Estheria tenella, Posidonomya tenella

Synonyms: Estheria calcarea Fritsch 1895, Estheria cyanea Fritsch 1895, Estheria palaeoniscorum Fritsch 1895, Estheria paupera Fritsch 1901

Belongs to Pseudestheria according to S. Štamberg and J. Zajíc 2008

See also Guthörl 1934

Sister taxon: Pseudestheria limbata

Ecology: slow-moving nektobenthic suspension feeder-detritivore

Distribution:

• Permian of the Czech Republic (1 collection), Germany (3)

• Carboniferous of Germany (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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