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Two new species of Palaega (Isopoda: Cymothoida: Cirolanidae) from the Upper Jurassic of the Swabian Alb, South Germany

  title={Two new species of Palaega (Isopoda: Cymothoida: Cirolanidae) from the Upper Jurassic of the Swabian Alb, South Germany},
  author={Hermann Polz and G{\"u}nter Schweigert and Michael W. M Aisch},
Based on new finds, two new cirolanid isopod species are described: Palaega willmandingensis n. sp. from the Lower Kimmeridgian of Sonnenbuhl-Willmandingen, and Palaega nusplingensis n. sp. from the Upper Kimmeridgian Nusplingen Lithographic Limestone. Systematic assignments are essentially based on generic features of their pleotelsons. Whereas the specimens from the Lower Kimmeridgian are exuviae, the specimen from Nusplingen was attached to a teuthoid squid and probably had a parasitic mode… Expand
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