Author Affiliation, Ana.
Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Some fossil echinoids ( Echinodermata ) from the Cenozoic of Jamaica, Cuba and Guadeloupe
Caribbean Journal of Science
Date of Publication
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.....