Aurikirkbya Sohn 1950 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae

Synonym: Sulcoaurikirkbya Becker and Wang 1992

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

Parent taxon: Kirkbyidae according to G. Tanaka 2018

See also Becker and Wang 1992, Benson et al. 1961, Crasquin and Forel 2010, Fohrer and Samankassou 2005, Sepkoski 2002 and Sohn 1954

Sister taxa: Boreokirkbya, Coronakirkbya, Ectodemites, Kirkbya, Kirkbyinae, Nodokirkbya, Parvikirkbya, Reviya, Scutikirkbya, Semipetasus, Shleesha, Tubulikirkbya, Villozona

Subtaxa: 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 Aurikirkbya wymani

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Type: Kirkbya wordensis

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Austria (1 collection), Canada (2: British Columbia), China (10), Israel (4), Japan (4), the Russian Federation (1), United States (9: Kansas, Texas)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (2: Kentucky)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Kansas)

Total: 35 collections including 44 occurrences

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