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Document Type

Research

Abstract

A recently discovered crinoid from the Gilmore City Formation, Kinderhookian Stage, Lower Mississippian age, is in excellent preservation and is an undescribed species belonging to a highly specialized group within the genus Platycrinites. Charles F. Crane, of Ames, Iowa, the collector, realized the scientific importance of the specimen and allowed it to be described and reposited in the Repository, Department of Geology, the University of Iowa, Iowa City. The species is named Platycrinites cranei Strimple & McGinnis, new species, named for Charles F. Crane. Description and comparison with related species from Montana and southeastern Iowa is made.

Publication Date

1969

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

76

Issue

1

First Page

263

Last Page

266

Copyright

© Copyright 1969 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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