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Article: Brachiopods from the Hirnantian Stage (Ordovician–Silurian) at Percé, Quebec

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 19
Part: 4
Publication Date: November 1976
Page(s): 719 731
Author(s): P. J. Lespérance and P. M. Sheehan
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LESPÉRANCE, P. J., SHEEHAN, P. M. 1976. Brachiopods from the Hirnantian Stage (Ordovician–Silurian) at Percé, Quebec. Palaeontology19, 4, 719–731.

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The following uppermost Ordovician-basal Silurian brachiopods of Hirnantian age from the White Head Formation at Perce, Quebec, Canada, are described and illustrated: Himantia sagittifera, Dalmanella? sp., Kinnella kielanae, Eostropheodonta siluriana, and Plectothyrella crassicosta. The occurrence is the first typical North European Hirnantian brachiopod fauna from North America to be identified at the specific level.
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