On the genus Quiringites Struve, 1992 (Brachiopoda, Middle Devonian)

  title={On the genus Quiringites Struve, 1992 (Brachiopoda, Middle Devonian)},
  author={Mena Schemm-Gregory},
ABSTRACT A new spiriferid brachiopod species, Quiringites arensentiae, has been identified in Eifelian strata from the Maïder and the Dra Valley (Morocco). The new species is the first report of representatives of Quiringites from North Africa, which have hitherto only been known from Europe and questionably from the Canadian Arctic Islands. Quiringites arensentiae differs from the type species, Q. elegans, in a stronger development of secondary shell material in the apical region, an elevated… CONTINUE READING


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