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New names for favreine and parafavreine thalassinid anomuran (Crustacea Decapoda) coprolites from the Jurassic of Greece and Algeria

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The new anomuran thalassinid coprolite formspeciesFavreina fendiensis Brönnimann & Zaninetti, n. sp., forFavreina type 2 ofCuvillier Bassoulet & Fourcade (1969) andParafavreina thebensis Brönnimann & Zaninetti, n. sp., for the coprolite erroneously referred byBassoulet & Guernet (1970) toFavreina type 2 ofCuvillier, Bassoulet & Fourcade are defined.F. fendiensis is from the Middle Jurassic of Algeria andP. thebensis from the Middle Lias of Greece.

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FürFavreina Typ 2 vonCuvillier, Bassoulet & Fourcade (1969) wird die Form-SpeziesFavreina fendiensis Brönnimann & Zaninetti, n. sp., und für den thalassiniden Koprolithen mit dreieckigen Querschnitten der Längskanäle, der vonBassoulet & Guernet (1970) irrtümlicherweiseFavreina Typ 2 vonCuvillier, Bassoulet & Fourcade zugeschrieben worden ist, die Form-SpeziesParafavreina thebensis Brönnimann & Zaninetti, n. sp., vorgeschlagen.F. fendiensis ist aus dem Mittleren Jura von Algerien undP. thebensis aus dem Mittleren Lias von Griechenland beschrieben.

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Brönnimann, P., Zaninetti, L. New names for favreine and parafavreine thalassinid anomuran (Crustacea Decapoda) coprolites from the Jurassic of Greece and Algeria. Paläont. Z. 46, 221–224 (1972). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02990154

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Keywords

  • Jurassic
  • Transverse Section
  • Symmetric Group
  • Middle Jurassic
  • Fecal Pellet