Xestoleberis Sars 1866 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Xestoleberididae

Parent taxon: Xestoleberididae according to J. Blaszyk 1987

See also Alexander 1934 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Xestoleberis communis Xestoleberis dispar Xestoleberis gantensis Xestoleberis plana Xestoleberis sarsi Xestoleberis truncata Xestoleberis vicksburgensis

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Ontario collection), France (2), India (1), United States (1: Maryland)

• Pliocene of Greece (1), Panama (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1), North Atlantic (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (1), Croatia (1), Greece (23), Italy (6), Morocco (2), Poland (18), Puerto Rico (4), South Africa (3), Trinidad and Tobago (2)

• Oligocene of Antarctica (1), Antigua and Barbuda (4), Indian Ocean (1), Mexico (2), Puerto Rico (3), United States (1: Alabama)

• Eocene of Hungary (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (3), United States (3: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Indian Ocean (3), Trinidad and Tobago (5), Tunisia (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Saudi Arabia (1)

Total: 103 collections including 165 occurrences

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