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Momarhynchus, new Lower Famennian Rhynchonellid Brachiopod genus from Yakutia
Baranov, V.V.; Sartenaer, P. (1996). Momarhynchus, new Lower Famennian Rhynchonellid Brachiopod genus from Yakutia. Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Aardwet. = Bull. - Inst. r. sci. nat. Belg., Sci. Terre 66: 37-42
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
    Famennian; Brachiopoda [WoRMS]; Momarhynchus; Rhynchonellida [WoRMS]; Asia, Russia; Marine
Author keywords
    rhynchonellids, brachiopods, Momarhynchus, lower Famennian, Yakutia

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  • Baranov, V.V.
  • Sartenaer, P., more

Abstract
    A new rhynchonellid genus, Momarhynchus, with type species M. indigirkaensis n. sp., is described from the lower Famennian of eastern Yakutia, Russia, North-East Asia. The new genus and the new species allow us to better define the so-called Leiorhynchus ursus Zone in the area concerned. This zone, also referred to as the Zigania ursa Zone, is recognized over a wide territory of the former USSR, and is included in some Regional Unified Stratigraphical Schemes; its understanding is unfortunately hampered by technicalities.

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