MACNBR   00242
MUSEO ARGENTINO DE CIENCIAS NATURALES "BERNARDINO RIVADAVIA"
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
artículos
Título:
A new, first fossil species of Ophioderma Müller and Troschel, 1842 (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) (Late Miocene, Argentina)
Autor/es:
MARTINEZ SERGIO,; DEL RÍO CLAUDIA,
Revista:
Zootaxa
Referencias:
Año: 2008 vol. 1841 p. 43 - 43
Resumen:
AbstractA new species of Ophioderma Müller and Troschel, 1842 is described. The new species is the first fossil one of thegenus, and the third ophiuroid described for the Tertiary of South America. It is characterized by its large size, proximaldorsal arm plates arched, entire or irregularly fragmented in two or three parts and lateral arm plates with four or fiveshort, flat spines of similar length with a finger-like outline.Key words: Ophiuroidea, Ophioderma, new species, Miocene, Argentina