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Kellettina robusta

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kellettinidae

Taxonomy
Ulrichia robusta was named by Kellett (1933). Its type specimen is USNM 85449, a carapace, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Camp Funston, Geary County, which is in a Sakmarian carbonate limestone in the Wreford Formation of Kansas. It is the type species of Kellettina.

It was recombined as Kellettina robusta by Yuan et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Ulrichia robusta Kellett p. 92 figs. Pl 15, figs 33-40, 42
2007Kellettina robusta Yuan et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
Deuteropoda
Mandibulata
PancrustaceaZrzavý and Štys 1997
RankNameAuthor
Hymenostraca(Rolfe 1969)
superclassOligostracaZrzavý et al. 1997
classOstracoda
subclassPodocopaSars 1865
orderPalaeocopidaHenningsmoen 1953
suborderBeyrichicopinaScott 1961
superfamilyKirkbyoidea(Ulrich and Bassler 1906)
familyKellettinidae()
genusKellettina
speciesrobusta()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Kellettina robusta Kellett 1933
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
valve height20.6250.6100.6400.6250.021

Composition: low Mg calcitec
Environment: hypersaline, marine, brackish, freshwaterc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2010-02-06 00:42:06
Modified: 2010-02-23 22:46:12
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Alvarez et al. 2008

Age range: base of the Gzhelian to the top of the Sakmarian or 303.70000 to 290.10000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9USA (Kansas) Ulrichia robusta (133138 133148)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (Kansas) Ulrichia robusta (95361 95378 95379)
Sakmarian293.52 - 290.1USA (Kansas) Ulrichia robusta (type locality: 88235 95375)