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Ferrantia, Volume 10: Epifaune et Endofaune de Liogryphea arcuata (Lamarck): Contribution à l'Ecologie des Populations de Liogryphaea arcuata (Lamarck) dans le Sinémurien au NE du Bassin de Paris

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Series: Ferrantia - Travaux Scientifiques du MNHN Volume: 10

By: Armand Hary(Author)

82 pages, 13 plates with b/w photos, 13 b/w illustrations

Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Luxembourg

Paperback | Jan 1987 | #215592
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Language: French, with trilingual abstract in English, French and German

More than 2000 specimens of Liogryphaea arcuata (Lamarck), coming from four populations of the Sinemurian in lotharingian facies in the north-eastern part of the Paris Basin have been analysed as to their paleontological and paleoecological evidence.

In a first part is given a detailed description of the epifauna, such as young Oysters, Bryozoans (Stomatopora sp.), Crinoids and encrustring Sponges, as well as borings done by different organisms: boreholes made by Barnacles, filiform boring-systems of different types, boreholes due to Gastropodes, to encrusting Sponges, and finally recent and actual borings.

In a second part the author tries to reconstruct the biological and the sedimentological environment of the different populations, whilst, in a last chapter, he examines the presumed live-position of Liogryphaea arcuata (Lamarck) in connection with the epifauna and the endofauna.

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