Fragmenta Palaeontologica Hungarica

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Author(s): Bitner, M. A. & Dulai, A.
Title: Revision of Miocene brachiopods of the Hungarian Natural History museum, with special regard to the Meznerics collection
Year: 2004
Volume: 22
Pages: 69-82.

Abstract: The Miocene (Karpatian and Badenian) brachiopods of the Hungarian Natural History Museum have been revised. The Meznerics collection comprises 16 species, Ancistrocrania abnormis (Defrance), Aphelesia bipartita (Brocchi), A. acuta Meznerics, Terebratula hoernesi Suess, T. macrescens Dreger, T. styriaca Dreger, T. sinuosa (Brocchi), T. sinuosa var. pedemontana Lamarck, T. kemenczeiensis Majer, Gryphus miocaenicus (Michelotti), Terebratulina retusa (Linnaeus), Argyrotheca cordata (Risso), Megathiris detruncata (Gmelin), Platidia anomioides (Scacchi & Philippi), Megerlia truncata (Linnaeus) and M. margaritata Meznerics. The hitherto undescribed collection contains 7 species, Aphelesia sp., Terebratula sp., T. macrescens Dreger, Gryphus miocaenicus (Michelotti), Argyrotheca cuneata (Risso), A. cordata (Risso), and Platidia anomioides (Scacchi & Philippi). The species A. cuneata is reported for the first time from the Miocene of Hungary.
Keywords: Hungary, revision, Central Paratethys, Badenian, Miocene, Brachiopoda, Karpatian

Journal: Fragmenta Palaeontologica Hungarica
Journal abbreviation: Fragm. Palaeont. Hung.
ISSN: 1586-930X
Publisher: Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest
Editor(s): Szabó, J. & Matskási, I.