Puriana Coryell and Fields 1953 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Hemicytheridae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Hermanites, Jugosocythereis, Thaerocythere, Tongacythere

Subtaxa: Puriana carolinensis Puriana fissispinata

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer


• Quaternary of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Puerto Rico (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Puerto Rico (3)

• Paleocene of Trinidad and Tobago (4)

Total: 14 collections including 18 occurrences

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