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Boreokirkbya oertlii

Ostracoda - Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae

Taxonomy
Boreokirkbya oertlii was named by Kozur and Nassichuk (1978). Its type specimen is GSC 53138, a valve (right valve), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GSC C-32499, Canyon Fiord, Ellesmere Island, which is in a Capitanian shallow subtidal limestone in the Trold Fiord Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Boreokirkbya.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Boreokirkbya oertlii Kozur and Nassichuk p. 390 figs. Pl 71.1, figs 1-4

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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
genusBoreokirkbya
speciesoertlii

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