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Brasilennea arethusae Maury, 1935

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Synonymy

Brasilennea arethusae Maury, 1935:4-6, figs. 1-5; Salvador et al. 2011:445-447, fig. 1, A-G, L.

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Type Locality: Fazenda São José, Municipality of Itaborahy, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,

In a pure, light-yellow limestone.

Remarks

Maury (1935:6) considered the horizon from which this species was collected  as "Probably Miocene, but possibly as young as Pliocene."

Salvador et al. (2011:445) report the Itaborai limestones to be of Paleocene age.

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