Bensonocythere Hazel 1967 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Trachyleberididae

Parent taxon: Leguminocythereidini according to J. E. Hazel 1983

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Triginglymus

Subtaxa: Bensonocythere blackwelderi Bensonocythere bradyi Bensonocythere gouldensis Bensonocythere ricespitensis Bensonocythere rugosa

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation (Pliocene of North Carolina)

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