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  Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences

ISSN 1736-7557 (electronic)  ISSN 1736-4728 (print)
An international scientific journal

Formerly: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Geology
Published since 1952

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ISSN 1736-7557 (electronic)  ISSN 1736-4728 (print)
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Formerly: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Geology
Published since 1952

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A new species of Conchicolites (Cornulitida, Tentaculita) from the Wenlock of Gotland, Sweden; pp. 181–185

(Full article in PDF format) doi: 10.3176/earth.2014.16


Authors

Olev Vinn, Emilia Jarochowska, Axel Munnecke

Abstract

A new cornulitid species, Conchicolites crispisulcans sp. nov., is described from the Wenlock of Gotland, Sweden. The undulating edge of C. crispisulcans sp. nov. peristomes is unique among the species of Conchicolites. This undulating peristome edge may reflect the position of setae at the tube aperture. The presence of the undulating peristome edge supports the hypothesis that cornulitids had setae and were probably related to brachiopods.

Keywords

tubeworms, tentaculitoids, cornulitids, Silurian, Baltica.

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