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Article: Gastropods from the Jurassic neptunian sills of Rocca Busambra (north-western Sicily, Italy): Patellogastropoda, Pleurotomarioidea, Scissurelloidea, Fissurelloidea and Eucycloidea

Papers in Palaeontology - Volume 7 Issue 1 - Cover
Publication: Papers in Palaeontology
Volume: 7
Part: 1
Publication Date: Febuary 2021
Page(s): 27 110
Author(s): János Szabó, Maria Alessandra Conti, Stefano Monari, and Jobst Wendt
DOI: 10.1002/spp2.1258
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SZABó, J., CONTI, M.A., MONARI, S., WENDT, J. 2021. . Papers in Palaeontology, 7, 1, 27-110. DOI: /doi/10.1002/spp2.1258

Author Information

  • János Szabó - Department of Palaeontology & Geology Hungarian Natural History Museum Ludovika tér 2 1083 Budapest Hungary
  • Maria Alessandra Conti - Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra Università ‘La Sapienza’ di Roma P.le Aldo Moro 5 00185 Roma Italy
  • Stefano Monari - Dipartimento di Geoscienze Università di Padova Via G. Gradenigo 6 35131 Padova Italy
  • Jobst Wendt - Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie der Universität Sigwartstraße 10 72076 Tübingen Germany

Publication History

  • Issue published online: 08 March 2021
  • Manuscript Accepted: 06 December 2018
  • Manuscript Received: 24 May 2018

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Università degli Studi di Padova. Grant Number: CPDA131234

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The gastropods from Jurassic neptunian sills of Rocca Busambra (Sicily, Italy) represent an extraordinary assemblage for richness and extremely high degree of novelty, consisting of about 250 species (two‐thirds of which are new) of 20 superfamilies. A total of 38 species and 18 genera of Lottioidea, Pleurotomarioidea, Scissurelloidea, Fissurelloidea and Eucycloidea are described. Of these, 30 species and 9 genera are new, namely Ramusatomaria nuda gen. et sp. nov., Trapanimaria gattoi gen. et sp. nov., Trapanimaria nicolosiensis gen. et sp. nov., Trapanimaria? pallinii gen. et sp. nov., Trochotomaria conoidea sp. nov., Trochotomaria polymorpha sp. nov., Laevitomaria babalusciae sp. nov., Pyrgotrochus vorosi sp. nov., Auritoma lenticula gen. et sp. nov., Busambrella fasciata gen. et sp. nov., Emarginula (Emarginula) burgioi sp. nov., Emarginula (Tauschia) acutidens sp. nov., Propeucyclus sicanus gen. et sp. nov., Propeucyclus obesus gen. et sp. nov., Propeucyclus? semireticulatus gen. et sp. nov., Eucyclomphalus? marenostrum sp. nov., Toronyella lineata gen. et sp. nov., Toronyella margaritata gen. et sp. nov., Zarnglaffia polygonalis sp. nov., Zarnglaffia palermitana sp. nov., Ambercyclus cratisculptus sp. nov., Elymicyclus alternatus gen. et sp. nov., Elymicyclus ietumensis gen. et sp. nov., Elymicyclus martae gen. et sp. nov., Elymicyclus garibaldii gen. et sp. nov., Jurassiscala sturanii gen. et sp. nov., Jurassiscala? tenuiretis gen. et sp. nov., Fischeriella sicula sp. nov., Retimusina poseidoni gen. et sp. nov. and Retimusina? tritoni sp. nov. The new scissurelloidean family Auritomidae fam. nov. is erected. A palaeobiogeographical analysis indicates close relationships with coeval faunas from condensed pelagic carbonates of the central region of western Tethys.

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