Fenestrate bryozoan fauna from the Lower – Middle Devonian of NW Spain
Author: Ernst, Andrej
Source: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen, Volume 264, Number 3, June 2012 , pp. 205-247(43)
Publisher: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung
Abstract:Fifteen bryozoans species belonging to the Order Fenestrata are described from the Lower-Middle Devonian of the Cantabrian Mountains, NW Spain. One genus with one species is new: Iberofenestella wolfae gen. nov. sp. nov. Nine additional species are new: Prolixicella parva sp. nov., P. ibera sp. nov., Hemitrypa cantabrica sp. nov., Rectifenestella villayandrensis sp. nov., R. elegantula sp. nov., Dissotrypa punctata sp. nov., D. robusta sp. nov., Eosemicoscinium serratum sp. nov., and Bigeyina ibera sp. nov. The fenestrate morphology is discussed. The studied fauna shows palaeobiogeographical relations to the Czech Republic, Germany, North America, Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 2012
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