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Truncobairdia beaglensis Jones 1970 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Bairdiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 186624

Full reference: P. J. Jones. 1970. Marine ostracoda (Palaeocopa, Podocopa) from the Lower Triassic of the Perth Basin, Western Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 108:115-144

Belongs to Truncobairdia according to P. J. Jones 1970

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CPC 9035, a carapace. Its type locality is BMR 10 Beagle Ridge, Core 34 (3203.67-3204.33 feet), which is in a Griesbachian deep-water shale in the Kockatea Formation of Australia.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Average measurements (in mm): carapace 0.800 x 0.295