Cytherella excavata Alexander 1934 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Platycopida - Cytherellidae

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

Belongs to Cytherella according to C. I. Alexander 1934

Sister taxa: Cythere (Cytherella) inornata, Cytherella benniei, Cytherella besrineensis, Cytherella concentrica, Cytherella hannai, Cytherella hiwanneensis, Cytherella marlboroensis, Cytherella persensis, Cytherella savagei, Cytherella submarginata, Cytherella sylverinica, Cytherella symmetrica, Cytherella toarcensis, Cytherella tumidosa, Cytherella turgidula, Cytherella vulgata

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-suspension feeder

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

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