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First occurrence of Lingulepis (Brachiopoda-Obolidae) from the Devonian of the Paraná state, Brazil

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Author(s): Elvio Pinto Bosetti | Rodrigo Scalise Horodyski | Carolina Zabini | Willian Mikio Kurita Matsumura | Luiz Carlos Godoy

Journal: Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi : Ciências Naturais
ISSN 1981-8114

Volume: 5;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 151;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: Lingulepis wagoneri | Devonian | Paraná Basin

ABSTRACT
The brachiopod fauna of the Paraná State Devonian sucession (Neo-Lochkovian – Frasnian) is known for a long time. In the present paper a new species of Brachiopoda, Lingulepis wagoneri sp. nov. (Linguliformea – Lingulata – Obolidae) is recorded and described for the Paraná Basin Devonian. It is the first occurrence of this genus in Brazil. All specimens were preserved in siltstone shale and dark-gray siltstone and were collected in Ponta Grossa and Tibagi outcrops, located in the eastern portion of the Paraná Basin.

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