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    Echinochimaera meltoni Lund, 1977


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      A modern Ratfish, Bischoff Island, British Columbia, Canada (from Wikipedia: Clark Anderson/Aquaimages)

       

      Hydrolagus_colliei_03.jpg

       

      Lit.:

      Grogan, E.  Lund, R. 2002: The geological and biological environment of the Bear Gulch Limestone (Mississippian of Montana, USA) and a model for its deposition. Geodiversitas 2002, 24 (2): 296-315

      Lund, R. 1977 - Echinochimaera meltoni new genus and species (Chimaeriformes), from the Mississippian of Montana. Annals of Carnegie Museum, 46 (13): 195-221.
      Hagadorn, J.: Bear Gulch: An exceptional Upper Carboniferous Plattenkalk

    Taxonomy

    Chimaera

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Chondrichthyes
    Order: Chimaeriformes
    Family: Echinochimaeridae
    Genus: Echinochimaera
    Species: E. meltoni
    Author Citation LUND, 1977

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Carboniferous
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Serpukhovian

    Stratigraphy

    Heath Shale Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Bear Gulch, Fergus County
    Montana
    United States

    Comments

     

    A modern Ratfish, Bischoff Island, British Columbia, Canada (from Wikipedia: Clark Anderson/Aquaimages)

     

    Hydrolagus_colliei_03.jpg

     

    Lit.:

    Grogan, E.  Lund, R. 2002: The geological and biological environment of the Bear Gulch Limestone (Mississippian of Montana, USA) and a model for its deposition. Geodiversitas 2002, 24 (2): 296-315

    Lund, R. 1977 - Echinochimaera meltoni new genus and species (Chimaeriformes), from the Mississippian of Montana. Annals of Carnegie Museum, 46 (13): 195-221.
    Hagadorn, J.: Bear Gulch: An exceptional Upper Carboniferous Plattenkalk

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