Aurikirkbya auriformis Sohn 1950 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae

Full reference: I. G. Sohn. 1950. Growth series of ostracodes from the Permian of Texas. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 221-C:33-39

Belongs to Aurikirkbya according to I. G. Sohn 1950

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

Type specimen: USNM 114514. 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

Distribution: found only at USNM703c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains

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