Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous (Tithonian-Berriasian) cyrtocrinids from south-eastern Poland
Authors: Hess, Hans; Salamon, Mariusz A.; Gorzelak, Przemysław
Source: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen, Volume 260, Number 1, April 2011 , pp. 119-128(10)
Publisher: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung
Abstract:Exotic Štramberk-type limestones (Tithonian-Berriasian) from south-eastern Poland (Polish Carpathians) have furnished a number of cyrtocrinid taxa, including Phyllocrinus malbosianus, P. stellaris, Eugeniacrinites zitteli, Sclerocrinus polonicus, Strambergocrinus remesi, Apsidocrinus moeschi, and Hemicrinus sp.; a single brachial is indistinguishable from the Early Jurassic Cotylederma. A new form of Sclerocrinidae, Ascidicrinus armatus n. gen. n. sp., leads to a reappraisal of the genus Sclerocrinus ; Sclerocrinus pentagonus is assigned to this genus.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2011-04-01
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