The first report of South American edrioasteroids and the paleoecology and ontogeny of rhenopyrgid echinoderms

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Sumrall, Colin D.; Heredia, Susana Emma; Rodríguez, Cecilia María; Mestre García, Ana Isabel;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Polish Academy of Sciences. Institute of Paleobiology
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.4202/app.2011.0108
  • Subject: Paleoecology | Silurian | Oceanografía, Hidrología, Recursos Hídricos | Ciencias de la Tierra y relacionadas con el Medio Ambiente | Edrioasteroidea | South America | Rhenopyrgidae | Echinodermata | Ontogeny | CIENCIAS NATURALES Y EXACTAS

A new species of rhenopyrgid edrioasteroid Rhenopyrgus piojoensis sp. nov. is described form the Silurian (Lower Lud− low) Los Espejos Formation in the Precordillera of Argentina. This species is the first reported edrioasteroid from South America. Rhenopyrgids are wide... View more