Cythereis sculptilis Alexander 1934 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Cytheridae

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

Belongs to Cythereis according to C. I. Alexander 1934

Sister taxa: Cythere (Cythereis) biplicata, Cythereis (Pterygocythereis), Cythereis alabamensis, Cythereis alaris, Cythereis bassleri, Cythereis blanpiedi, Cythereis broussardi, Cythereis cancellosa, Cythereis catahoulana, Cythereis chawneri, Cythereis cornuta, Cythereis dacyi, Cythereis deusseni, Cythereis elongorugata, Cythereis florienensis, Cythereis gibsonensis, Cythereis grigsbyi, Cythereis harrisi, Cythereis hilgardi, Cythereis hysonensis, Cythereis jacksonensis, Cythereis kempi, Cythereis mcguirti, Cythereis midwayensis, Cythereis montgomeryensis, Cythereis prestwichiana, Cythereis quadrataspinata, Cythereis rosefieldensis, Cythereis russelli, Cythereis sabinensis, Cythereis spiniferrima, Cythereis thomsoni, Cythereis vicksburgensis, Cythereis weaveri, Cythereis woodwardsensis, Cythereis yazooensis

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:

• Eocene of Trinidad and Tobago (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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