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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Donovan, S.K.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Article Title
Some fossil echinoids ( Echinodermata ) from the Cenozoic of Jamaica, Cuba and Guadeloupe
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Caribbean Journal of Science
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Date of Publication
1994
Volume ID
30
Issue ID
3-4
Page(s)
164-170
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Abstract
A 'lost' cidaroid test from Jamaica, formerly classified as Cidaris melitensis Wright (=Cidaris [Tretocidaris] anguillensis Cutress of Miocene age) is probably not conspecific and may be Eocene. Echinometra lucunter (Linne) from the parish of St. Elizabeth is either from a well-indurated reef limestone of Sangamonian age or a Holocene beach rock. Clypeaster duchassaingi Michelin is a rare example of a fossil echinoid from Guadeloupe. A mid-Cenozoic Clypeaster sp. from Cuba shows an unusual growth deformity in which one plate column of most petals ceased growing prematurely and later reinitiated growth.....
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