Aurikirkbya wordensis Hamilton 1942 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae

Alternative combination: Kirkbya wordensis

Full reference: I. B. Hamilton. 1942. Ostracodes from the Upper Permian of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 16(6):712-718

Belongs to Aurikirkbya according to I. G. Sohn 1950

See also Hamilton 1942

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 wymani

Type specimen: Wisconsin Univ 22373. Its type locality is USNM703c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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