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A late Maastrichtian "out-of-the-ordinary" ophiuroid from The Netherlands
Jagt, J.W.M.; Deckers, M.J.M. (1995). A late Maastrichtian "out-of-the-ordinary" ophiuroid from The Netherlands. Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Aardwet. = Bull. - Inst. r. sci. nat. Belg., Sci. Terre 65: 273-275
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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    Maastrichtian; Ophiuridae Müller & Troschel, 1840 [WoRMS]; Ophiuroidea [WoRMS]; Netherlands, Maastricht; Marine
Author keywords
    Late Maastrichtian, ophiuroids, pathology

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  • Jagt, J.W.M.
  • Deckers, M.J.M.

    A tetramerous specimen of a new late Maastrichtian ophiuroid species from the Meerssen Member (Maastricht Formation) as exposed at the ENCI NV quarry, south of Maastricht, is described and briefly discussed. Non-pentamerous specimens of this species which dominates ophiuroid assemblages known from this member at this locality, are extremely rare.

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