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Frederik H. MOLLEN

A NEW SPECIES OF ABDOUNIA (ELASMOBRANCHII, CARCHARHINIDAE) FROM THE BASE OF THE BOOM CLAY FORMATION (OLIGOCENE) IN NORTHWEST BELGIUM

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Mots-clés : KEYWORDS: Chondrichthyes, requiem shark, Abdounia belselensis, Rupelian.

Abstract

ABSTRACT. On the basis of isolated teeth, collected from the base of the Boom Clay Formation (Rupelian, Oligocene) at the SVK clay pit (Sint-Niklaas, NW Belgium), a new species of requiem shark, Abdounia belselensis sp. nov., is described. Affinities and heterodonty are discussed.

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Frederik H. MOLLEN, «A NEW SPECIES OF ABDOUNIA (ELASMOBRANCHII, CARCHARHINIDAE) FROM THE BASE OF THE BOOM CLAY FORMATION (OLIGOCENE) IN NORTHWEST BELGIUM», Geologica Belgica [En ligne], volume 10 (2007), number 1-2, 69-79 URL : http://popups.ulg.ac.be/1374-8505/index.php?id=1380.

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