Bairdia (Rectobairdia) powersi Kellett 1934 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Bairdiidae

Alternative combinations: Bairdia powersi, Orthobairdia powersi

Full reference: B. Kellett. 1934. Ostracodes from the Upper Pennsylvanian and Lower Permian strata of Kansas: II. The genus Bairdia. Journal of Paleontology 8(2):120-138

Belongs to Bairdia (Rectobairdia) according to S. Crasquin-Soleau 1997

See also Chen and Bao 1986 and Kellett 1934

Sister taxa: Bairdia (Rectobairdia) kershawi, Bairdia (Rectobairdia) sandulescui, Rectobairdia emaciata, Rectobairdia firmata, Rectobairdia symmetrica, Rectobairdia tantilla

Type specimen: USNM 89479a. Its type locality is Highway 50N, 4 miles north of Burlingame, which is in a Gzhelian carbonate limestone in the Burlingame Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Permian of Canada (4: British Columbia collections), China (2)

• Carboniferous of United States (3: Kansas)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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