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Bulmanicrusta latialata Kozlowski, 1962
Bulmanicrusta latialata Kozlowski, 1962 is an
extremely long-lived and conservative graptolite
species existing from the Lower Ordovician to
the Upper Sillurian  without visible
morphological changes.
Class Graptolithoidea, Order Crustoidea, Family Wimanicrustidae
To the left is an isolated autotheca of B. latialata (dorsal
view) from the Middle Ordovician erratic boulder, Poland.
SEM micrograph.

Abbreviations: a - apertura, c - creeping part of autotheca,
c - cental part of apertural apparatus, l - lateral lobe of
apertural apparatus
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