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Upper Maastrichtian bivalve faunas from the Crimea, Maastricht and Mangyshlak
Dhondt, A. (1999). Upper Maastrichtian bivalve faunas from the Crimea, Maastricht and Mangyshlak. Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Aardwet. = Bull. - Inst. r. sci. nat. Belg., Sci. Terre 69-SUPP. A: 55-65
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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    Upper Cretaceous, Bivalves, Maastricht, Crimea, Mangyshlak, Crétacé supérieur, Crimée

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  • Dhondt, A.

    Upper (but not uppermost) Maastrichtian bivalve faunas in the stratotypical Maastrichtian area and in the Crimea are extremely diverse and species rich, and represent a very littoral shallow and warm environment. Uppermost Maastrichtian bivalve faunas and in the Maastrichtan stratotypical area and in the Crimea indícate a somewhat deeper, cooler environment. The Upper Maastrichtian bivalves from Mangyshlak are much less diversified and indícale a cold environment, comparable wilh the "upper shelf" in today's seas.

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