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A new species of Conchicolites (Cornulitida, Tentaculita) from the Wenlock of Gotland, Sweden; pp. 181–185

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Olev Vinn, Emilia Jarochowska, Axel Munnecke


A new cornulitid species, Conchicolites crispisulcans sp. nov., is described from the Wenlock of Gotland, Sweden. The undulating edge of C. crispisulcans sp. nov. peristomes is unique among the species of Conchicolites. This undulating peristome edge may reflect the position of setae at the tube aperture. The presence of the undulating peristome edge supports the hypothesis that cornulitids had setae and were probably related to brachiopods.


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