Praepleurocystis watkinsi Strimple 1948

Rhombifera - Glyptocystitoida - Pleurocystitidae

Alternative combination: Pleurocystites watkinsi

Synonym: Praepleurocystis nodosus Westphal 1974

Full reference: H. L. Strimple. 1948. Pleurocystites watkinsi, n. sp., from the Bromide Formation of Oklahoma. American Journal of Science 246(12):761-764

Belongs to Praepleurocystis according to R. H. Parsley 1982

See also Strimple 1948 and Westphal 1974

Sister taxon: Praepleurocystis ranaformis

Type specimens:

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (6: Oklahoma, Tennessee collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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