Beyrichia M'Coy 1846 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Beyrichiidae

Parent taxon: Beyrichiidae according to R. H. Benson et al. 1961

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Apatobolbina, Bolbibollia, Bolbineossia, Bolbiprimitia, Cornikloedenia, Ctenobolbinella, Dibolbina, Dolichoscapha, Drepanellina, Halliella, Hibbardia, Kloedenia, Kyamodes, Lophokloedenia, Mesomphalus, Mooreina, Myomphalus, Neoulrichia, Phlyctiscapha, Pseudobeyrichia, Saccarchites, Treposella, Velibeyrichia, Welleria, Welleriopsis, Zygobeyrichia

Subtaxa: Beyrichia costata

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Italy (1 collection)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

• Couvinien of Australia (1)

• Devonian of Canada (1: Nunavut), China (2), Germany (1), United States (4: Alaska, Nevada, New York)

• Silurian of Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Quebec), China (1), Estonia (2), Italy (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (4), Ukraine (5), the United Kingdom (15), United States (36: Maryland, New York, West Virginia)

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (1), United States (5: Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, New York)

Total: 86 collections including 93 occurrences

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