Lower Silurian-mid-Devonian

The carapace of this extinct marine ostracode has a long, straight hinge line (about 1 mm in length) and a distinctive granular or pitted external surface. This genus shows clear sexual dimorphism. The carapace was expanded in the female to accommodate the brood pouch. It has been suggested that this ostracode swam in shallow waters and fed on detritus, benthos, and plankton.

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