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Two new spinocyrtiid brachiopods (Spiriferida) from the Pragian and the Lower Emsian of Belgium
Godefroid, J.; Stainier, P.; Trost, G. (2002). Two new spinocyrtiid brachiopods (Spiriferida) from the Pragian and the Lower Emsian of Belgium. Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Aardwet. = Bull. - Inst. r. sci. nat. Belg., Sci. Terre 72: 25-41
In: Bulletin van het Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen. Aardwetenschappen = Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. Sciences de la Terre. KBIN: Brussel. ISSN 0374-6291, more
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Keywords
    Emsian; Pragian; Brachiopoda [WoRMS]; Spinocyrtiidae; Spiriferida; Belgium, Ardenne [Marine Regions]; Marine
Author keywords
    Brachiopods, Spiriferida, Spinocyrtiidae, Pragian, Emsian, Belgium

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  • Godefroid, J., more
  • Stainier, P.
  • Trost, G.

Abstract
    Two new species of spinocyrtiid brachiopods, Tenuicostella similis n. sp. and Tenuicostella vicina n. sp. are described. They are present in the La Roche (Upper Pragian) and Pesche (Lower Emsian) Formations. These new Belgian species are compared to the German species Tenuicostella tenuicosta (SCUPIN, 1900), Subcuspidella? humilis (SCUPIN, 1900), Spirifer subcuspidatus var. depressa FUCHS, 1909 and Spirifer incertus FUCHS, 1909. For Spirifer incertus FUCHS, 1909 (non Spirifer incertus HALE, 1858) a new name, Spirifer incertissimus n. nom., is proposed; the characteristics of the species are briefly discussed. The knowledge of Subcuspidella beugniesi GODEFROID, 2001 is completed by comparing this species to Subcuspidella? montana (SPRIESTERSBACH, 1925).

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