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A paper nautilus (Octopoda, Argonauta) from the Miocene Pakhna Formation of Cyprus

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The fossil organic trace of an argonaut shell from the Pakhna Formation (Serravillian, Middle Miocene) of southern Cyprus is described. The new find represents one of only a very few argonaut egg cases reported from the fossil record of the Tethyan region and is the first to be reported from the eastern Mediterranean. It is assigned to a new species of Argonauta as A. absyrtus sp. nov.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1035-1041
JournalPalaeontology
Volume49
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2006

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