Skip to main content

Two new genera of Coleoidea from the Chickasawhay Limestone (Oligocene) of Alabama

Buy Article:

$39.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)


Two new genera, Oligorostra and Oligosella, and two new species Oligorostra alabami and Oligosella longi, of coleoids are described from the Oligocene Chickasawhay Limestone of Alabama. Oligorostra alabami is assigned to the Spirulida with uncertain family affinities. Oligosella longi is so unlike other coleoids, that at this juncture, no order or family affinities are assigned. These specimens are the first Oligocene coleoids described from North America.


Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: 2008-10-01

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
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free ContentFree content
  • Partial Free ContentPartial Free content
  • New ContentNew content
  • Open Access ContentOpen access content
  • Partial Open Access ContentPartial Open access content
  • Subscribed ContentSubscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed ContentPartial Subscribed content
  • Free Trial ContentFree trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect 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