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Journal Article
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Pickerill, Ron K.; Mitchell, Simon F.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Geography and Geology
Article Title
The graphoglyptid trace fossil Spirorhaphe involuta (de stefani, 1895) from eastern Jamaica
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Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica
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Date of Publication
1999
Volume ID
33
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13-16
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Abstract
The spiral graphoglyptid trace fossil Spirorhaphe involuta (de Stefani, 1895) occurs in deep-water turbidites of theMaastrichtian - Lower Eocene Richmond Formation exposed in Dry River in eastern Jamaica. This is the first report of the ichnogenus from Jamaica, and the Caribbean region. The same location also yields examples of the ichnotaxa Helminthorhaphe hieroglyphica Uchman and Helminthorhaphe hieroglyphica Heer.....
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