The first record record of the comatulid crinoid Sievertsella Radwańska, 2003 and its implications for the Miocene of the Bragança-Viseu Basin, Brazil

Cynthia Lara de Castro Manso, Wagner Souza-Lima

Abstract


The first record of a comatulid crinoid Sievertsella cf. polonica (Radwańska, 1987), from the Pirabas Formation (Miocene of NE Brazil) is documented. The record points out to a shallow coastal tropical or subtropical paleoecosystem with rocks or reefs in the Miocene from Bragança-Viseu Basin on Brazilian equatorial margin.


Keywords


Crinoidea; Comatulida; Miocene; Brazil

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