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Gondolininae, a new Carboniferous productide brachiopod subfamily

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 May 2016

Jin Yugan
Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica, Nanjing, China
C. H. C. Brunton
Department of Palaeontology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
S. S. Lazarev
Palaeontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia


The upper Lower Carboniferous, Serpukhovian (=Chesterian) productide brachiopod genus Gondolina, from China, is made the type for the new subfamily Gondolininae in the Aulostegidae. Sectioned specimens reveal an unusual posterior dorsal flap of shell partially covering the ventral interarea.

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