NEW MIDDLE–LATE DEVONIAN PLICATHYRIDINAE (ATHYRIDIDA, BRACHIOPODA) FROM WESTERN GERMANY AND EAST-EUROPEAN PLATFORM (RUSSIA)
Dr. of Biology
Autonomous Noncommercial Organization:
Laboratory–Studio “Live Earth” Moscow, Russia
Two new genera: Tumidinathyris from the Middle Devonian of the Eifel Hills (Germany) and Anathyroides
from the Late Devonian of the West and East-European basins established. Intanathyris orlovi gen. et sp. nov.
originates from the Late Devonian (Famennian Stage) of the Subpolar Urals. Classification of Superfamily Athyridoidea and distribution of Subfamily Plicathyridinae in the Middle–Late Devonian deposits of Germany and East-European Platform discussed.
Keywords: Brachiopoda, Athyridida, Middle Devonian, Eifelian Stage, Germany, Eifel Hills, Late Devonian,
East-European Platform, Frasnian Stage, Famennian Stage.