Fragmenta Palaeontologica Hungarica

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Author(s): Vörös, A.
Title: Sphenope, a new genus of Pygopidae (Terebratulida, Brachiopoda) from the Mediterranean Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous
Year: 2013
Volume: 30
Pages: 1-14.

Abstract: Sphenope gen. n. (Pygopidae, Terebratulida, Brachiopoda) and Sphenope bifi da sp. n. are described on the basis of specimens collected from the Tithonian and Berriasian limestones from the Bakony and Gerecse Mountains (Hungary) and from western Sicily. Sphenope gen. n. is compared to the genera Triangope Dieni et Middlemiss, 1981 and Securithyris Vörös, 1983, and the distinctive features used in the morphological classifi cation of the subfamily Triangopinae are given. With 37 fi gures.
Keywords: Taxonomy, Jurassic, Brachiopoda, Mediterranean, Cretaceous, Europe, Pygopidae
Subject: palaeontology

Journal: Fragmenta Palaeontologica Hungarica
Journal abbreviation: Fragm. Palaeont. Hung.
ISSN: 1586-930X
Publisher: Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest
Editor(s): Dulai, A., Lőkös, L. & Fuisz, T. I.