Taxonomic implications and fossilization of tube ultrastructure of some Cenozoic serpulids (Annelida, Polychaeta) from Europe

$39.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

The diversity of tube ultrastructures in Cenozoic fossil serpulids is similar to that of Recent serpulids. In general tube ultrastructure is well preserved in Cenozoic serpulids and can be compared directly with Recent serpulids. Diagenetically altered tubes can be easily distinguished from well preserved serpulid tubes. Fossil serpulids have taxon-specific tube ultrastructures which can help to identify the species and also link them to the extant serpulids. Tube ultrastructures of Hydroides elegans, Placostegus polymorphus, Pomatoceros sp., Protula canavarii, P. protensa, Pyrgopolon mellevillei ?, Serpula muricata, Serpula sp., and Spiraserpula sp. from the Cenozoic of Europe are described.

Keywords: CENOZOIC; EUROPE; FOSSILIZATION; SERPULIDS; TAXONOMIC IMPLICATIONS; TUBE ULTRASTRUCTURE

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1127/0077-7749/2007/0244-0115

Publication date: April 1, 2007

More about this publication?
  • Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie continuously publishes current original contributions from all fields of geology, ever since its foundation in 1807. All published contributions are in the English language.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more