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A review of the taxonomy and systematics of the echinoid genus Monostychia Laube, 1869

Tony Sadler, Andreas Kroh, Stephen J Gallagher

ALCHERINGA | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2016

Abstract

Sadler, T., Kroh, A. & Gallagher, S.J., March 2016. A review of the taxonomy and systematics of the echinoid genus Monostychia Laube, 1869. Alcheringa 40, xxx–xxx. ISSN 0311-5518 A review of Monostychia, a stratigraphically important clypeasteroid echinoid genus in southern Australian Oligocene/Miocene strata, reveals uncertainty in relation to morphological features used in taxonomy. The result is that the exact systematic position of the genus remains unresolved at subfamily level. Monostychia and its type species, M. australis, are redescribed. Monostychia australis is restricted to the lower to middle Miocene Glenforslan Formation of the Murray Basin. Three other species currently within..

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