Aurikirkbya wymani Kellett 1933 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae

Alternative combination: Kirkbya wymani

Full reference: B. Kellett. 1933. Ostracodes of the Upper Pennsylvanian and the Lower Permian strata of Kansas: I. the Aparchitidae, Beyrichiidae, Glyptopleuridae, Kloedenellidae, Kirkbyiidae, and Youngiellidae. Journal of Paleontology 7(1):59-108

Belongs to Aurikirkbya according to I. G. Sohn 1950

See also Kellett 1933

Sister taxa: Aurikirkbya alta, Aurikirkbya altalobata, Aurikirkbya auriformis, Aurikirkbya barbarae, Aurikirkbya canyonensis, Aurikirkbya formula, Aurikirkbya hispanica, Aurikirkbya kellettae, Aurikirkbya kinshozhanensis, Aurikirkbya miyakei, Aurikirkbya subkellettae, Aurikirkbya ventrocallosa, Aurikirkbya wordensis

Type specimen: USNM 85450. Its type locality is Highway 54 Roadcut, Augusta, 17 miles E of Wichita, which is in an Artinskian shallow subtidal limestone in the Winfield Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (8: Kansas collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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