A New Occurrence of the Problematic Fossil Kirklandia Texana from the Cretaceous of Trans-Pecos Texas

Richard H. Fluegeman


A fragmentary specimen of the problematical fossil Kirklandia texana Caster was collected along U. S. Highway 67 at the town of Shafter, Presidio County, Texas (Text-figure 1). Kirklandia texana was originally described by Caster (1945) from the Paw Paw Formation of Denton County, Texas and to date this is the only reported occurrence of this problematical fossil.

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