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Aurikirkbya auriformis

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae

Taxonomy
Aurikirkbya auriformis was named by Sohn (1950). Its type specimen is USNM 114514 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM703c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Aurikirkbya auriformis Sohn p. 37 figs. Pl 7, figs 21,22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classOstracoda
subclassPodocopaSars 1865
orderPalaeocopidaHenningsmoen 1953
suborderBeyrichicopinaScott 1961
superfamilyKirkbyoidea(Ulrich and Bassler 1906)
familyKirkbyidaeUlrich and Bassler 1906
genusAurikirkbya
speciesauriformis

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available