Monoceratina speciosa Alexander 1934 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Bythocytheridae

Full reference: C. I. Alexander. 1934. Ostracoda of the Midway (Eocene) of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 8(2):206-237

Belongs to Monoceratina according to C. I. Alexander 1934

Sister taxa: Monoceratina alexanderi, Monoceratina ampla, Monoceratina ardmorensis, Monoceratina buekkensis, Monoceratina compta, Monoceratina gheorgianae, Monoceratina granulosa, Monoceratina gruendeli, Monoceratina hussonae, Monoceratina lewisi, Monoceratina praevulsaformis, Monoceratina renardi, Monoceratina rossae, Monoceratina sevii, Monoceratina ventralis, Monoceratina wallacei, Monoceratina youngi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Station 21, tributary of Tehuacana Creek, which is in a Danian/Selandian marginal marine claystone in the Wills Point Formation of Texas

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Station 21, tributary of Tehuacana Creek

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