New crinoids from the Maecuru formation (Middle Eifelian; Amazon Basin, State of Pará, Brazil)

@article{Scheffler2014NewCF,
  title={New crinoids from the Maecuru formation (Middle Eifelian; Amazon Basin, State of Par{\'a}, Brazil)},
  author={Sandro Marcelo Scheffler and Vera Maria Medina da Fonseca and A. Fernandes},
  journal={Geobios},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={57-69}
}
Abstract The first Devonian fossils in Brazil were discovered in the Maecuru Formation (Amazon Basin) in the second half of the 19th century. Since then, this formation has been found to contain a very diverse fauna. However, only four species of echinoderms, all from the class Crinoidea, were known until now. Herein, this diversity is nearly tripled with the description of eight crinoid species and the revision of a previously described one (Exaesiodiscus aff. E. dimerocrinosus), including… CONTINUE READING
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