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Luprisca incuba Siveter et al. 2014 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Myodocopida

PaleoDB taxon number: 290017

Full reference: D. J. Siveter, G. Tanaka, C. Farrell, M. J. Martin, D. J. Siveter and D. E. G. Briggs. 2014. Exceptionally preserved 450-million-year-old Ordovician ostracods with brood care. Current Biology 24:1-6

Belongs to Luprisca according to D. J. Siveter et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: YPM 307300, a carapace (whole body including brood chamber). Its type locality is "Beecher's Trilobite Bed," Utica Shale, NY, which is in a Caradoc marine shale in the Utica Shale Formation of New York.

Ecology: planktonic suspension feeder-detritivore