Aurikirkbya miyakei Tanaka and Ono 2012 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae

Full reference: G. Tanaka and T. Ono. 2012. Taxonomic names, in Early Permian ostracods from Mugi County, Gifu Prefecture, central Japan. Paleontological Research 16:88-106

Belongs to Aurikirkbya according to G. Tanaka and T. Ono 2012

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

Type specimen: MPC-03638, a valve (left valve). Its type locality is Tani-gawa river, Tominoho, Mugi county, which is in a Kungurian carbonate limestone in Japan.

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Tani-gawa river, Tominoho, Mugi county

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