publication . Article . 2013

PROETID EVOLUTION AND EXTINCTION

RAIMUND FEIST; KENNETH J. MCNAMARA;
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  • Published: 14 Mar 2013
Abstract
In the early Late Devonian, terminal Frasnian proetid trilobites have previously only been known from Europe and North Africa. For the first time, a rich fauna of late Frasnian proetids is described from the Virgin Hills Formation, Canning Basin, Western Australia. Seventeen species in six genera are described, of which three are new: Rudybole gen. nov., Palpebralina gen. nov. and Canningbole gen. nov. A new subgenus, Chlupaciparia (Australoparia) subgen. nov. is also described. Fourteen of the species are new: Palpebralia initialis sp. nov., P. pustulata sp. nov., ?P. sp. nov. A, Rudybole depressa sp. nov., Palpebralina pseudopalpebralis sp. nov. (comprising th...
Subjects
free text keywords: sub-04, Palaeontology, Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics, Proetida, biology.organism_classification, biology, Subgenus, Devonian, Conodont, Paleontology, Subspecies, Genus, Late Devonian extinction, Extinction event
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publication . Article . 2013

PROETID EVOLUTION AND EXTINCTION

RAIMUND FEIST; KENNETH J. MCNAMARA;