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Article: Dorlodotia and related genera (Rugosa) from the Visean (Mississippian; Carboniferous) of Zonguldak and Bartin (North-Western Turkey)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 54
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2011
Page(s): 1435 1454
Author(s): Julien Denayer
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DENAYER, J. 2011. Dorlodotia and related genera (Rugosa) from the Visean (Mississippian; Carboniferous) of Zonguldak and Bartin (North-Western Turkey). Palaeontology54, 6, 1435–1454.

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