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Anomalous mound-forming limestones, here termed the Kuhnpasset Beds, occur within Late Barremian (Early Cretaceous) mudstones on Wollaston Forland, Northeast Greenland. The normal mudstones contain a sparse fauna of small nuculoids, arcoids and inoceramids; by contrast, the mounds contain an unusual faunal assembage, dominated by large bivalves. These include an abundant lucinid, Cryptolucina kuhnpassetensis sp. nov., and, less commonly, Solemya, both known seep-associated genera. Locally, a large modiomorphid, Caspiconcha whithami gen. et sp. nov., is common and reaches > 300 mm in length and has a shell up to 28 mm thick. Also, the wood-boring bivalve Turnus is abundant...

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