• Geology
  • Published 2010

New crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda) from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian)of the Moyenne Moulouya, northeast Morocco

@inproceedings{OssMorales2010NewC,
  title={New crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda) from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian)of the Moyenne Moulouya, northeast Morocco},
  author={{\`A}lex Oss{\'o}-Morales and Pedro Artal and Francisco Javier Vega},
  year={2010}
}
The presence of the genera Costacopluma and Ophthalmoplax in Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Moroccan strata is documented on the basis of specimens collected from the Calcaires a slumps de Taghit Formation, Moyenne Moulouya (Morocco). Two new species are described, Ophthalmoplax minimus and Costacopluma maroccana. The first record for Opthalmoplax in the west Tethyan realm is reported, and systematic affinities of this genus and its species are discussed. An absolute age of the late Campanian was… CONTINUE READING

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