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A new echinoderm faunule from the Lower Jurassic (Pliensbachian) of southern Sweden
Univ Tokyo, Dept Earth & Planetary Sci, Tokyo 1130033, Japan.;Nat Hist Museum, Dept Palaeontol, London SW7 5BD, England..
Karlstad University, Faculty of Health, Science and Technology (starting 2013), Department of Environmental and Life Sciences. Karlstad Univ, Dept Biol, SE-65188 Karlstad, Sweden..
2010 (English)In: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark, ISSN 0011-6297, E-ISSN 2245-7070, Vol. 58, 67-73 p.Article in journal (Refereed) PublishedText
Abstract [en]

In Sweden, Jurassic echinoderms are extremely rare. This present study documents an Early Jurassic echinoderm assemblage collected from a temporary exposure near Helsingborg in Skane, southern Sweden, which includes a previously undescribed species of isocrinid crinoid, Isocrinus ranae sp. nov., and an acrosaleniid echinoid. The Swedish specimens demonstrate that even limited echinoderm material from small exposures can be assigned to a high systematic level and provide data of considerable significance to the evolution of the group as a whole.

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Dansk Geologisk Forening , 2010. Vol. 58, 67-73 p.
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crinoids, echinoids, taphonomy, palaeoecology, Lower Jurassic, Skane, Sweden
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Evolutionary Biology
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Biology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-40591ISI: 000292076700005OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-40591DiVA: diva2:905363
Available from: 2016-02-22 Created: 2016-02-22 Last updated: 2016-05-17Bibliographically approved

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