First report of Lercaritubus in North America, from the Permian Capitan Limestone, Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico
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Journal of Paleontology
Lercaritubus problematicus Flügel, Senowbari-Daryan, and Di Stefano, 1990, a problematic organism, was initially described from Lower and Middle Permian rocks of Sicily, was subsequently recognized in Upper Permian reefs of Oman and reefal limestones of the Tethyan realm. It is here described for the first time from North America, from the Middle Permian reefoidal Upper Capitan Limestone of the Guadalupe Mountains in New Mexico. Lercaritubus problematicus has a stratigraphic range of Lower to Upper Permian and occurs widely in Permian tropical reef deposits.
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Senowbari-Daryan, Baba and Rigby, J. Keith, "First report of Lercaritubus in North America, from the Permian Capitan Limestone, Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico" (1996). KIP Articles. 7570.