Brachycythere formosa Alexander 1934 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Trachyleberididae

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

Belongs to Brachycythere according to C. I. Alexander 1934

Sister taxa: Brachycythere (Brachycythere), Brachycythere foraminosa, Brachycythere interrasilis, Brachycythere jessupensis, Brachycythere nanafaliana, Brachycythere plena, Brachycythere russelli, Brachycythere smithsoniana, Brachycythere watervalleyensis

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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