A new upper Cretaceous Rudistid from the Kemp Clay of Texas

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U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1938 - Hippuritoida - 7 pages

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Page 19 - This work was completed with the aid of a grant from the Penrose Bequest of The Geological Society of America.
Page 47 - A dagger (t) preceding a geologic name indicates that the name has been abandoned or rejected for use in classification in publications of the US Geological Survey. Quotation marks, formerly used to indicate abandoned or rejected names, are now used only in the ordinary sense.
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