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Myodocope ostracods from the Silurian of Australia

Perrier, Vincent; Siveter, David J.; Williams, Mark; Strusz, Desmond; Steeman, Thomas; Verniers, Jacques; Vandenbroucke, Thijs R. A.


The Silurian of Australia contains at least three genera (one new, Canalarta gen. nov.) and three species (two new, Canalarta papata sp. nov. and Bolbozoe beccata sp. nov.) of myodocope ostracods. These fossils were recovered from clastic sedimentary deposits in the lower Silurian (probably Homerian) Walker Volcanics unit of New South Wales that may represent mudflow deposits. In having the youngest occurrence of Entomozoe aff. tuberosa and the oldest known Bolbozoe species, the Australian...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology
DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2014.948506


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