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Knightina Kellett 1933 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 23291

Full reference: B. Kellett. 1933. Ostracodes of the Upper Pennsylvanian and the Lower Permian strata of Kansas: I. the Aparchitidae, Beyrichiidae, Glyptopleuridae, Kloedenellidae, Kirkbyiidae, and Youngiellidae. Journal of Paleontology 7(1):59-108

Parent taxon: Kirkbyidae according to G. Tanaka 2018

Sister taxa: Aurikirkbya, Boreokirkbya, Carinaknightina, Kirkbya, Kirkbyinae, Nodokirkbya, Reviya, Scutikirkbya, Shleesha, Tubulikirkbya, Villozona

Subtaxa: Knightina ampla, Knightina bassleri, Knightina bullaensis, Knightina fildari, Knightina harltoni, Knightina hongfui, Knightina hungarica, Knightina incurva, Knightina macknighti, Knightina multicarinata, Knightina reticulata, Knightina texana, Knightina ultima, Knightina unnoda

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder