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Species / Anchura



Conrad, 1860 gives no diagnosis of the genus. He only describes Anchura abrupta (see there)

Type species: Anchura abrupta Conrad, 1860; by monotypy. Maastrichtian, Late Cretaceous of Coon Creek Tongue, Mississippi, United States.

Anchura species are:

might be an Anchura


  • The genus name Anchura had been used in a very broad sense over a long time in literature. It might be that several of the above species belong to different genera. This needs further investigation (U. Wieneke)


  • Conrad, 1860
  • Toban J. Wild, Jeffrey D. Stilwell, 2016. First Cretaceous (Albian) invertebrate fossil assemblage from Batavia Knoll, Perth Abyssal Plain, eastern Indian Ocean: taxonomy and paleoecological significance; Journal of Paleontology 90(5) 959-980.

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