FIGURE 1. Map of the study area showing the four outcrops (arrows).

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FIGURE 2. Metrarabdotos aquaeguttum sp. nov. 1. General view of the colony fragment with infertile and fertile zoecia. 2. Detail of a branch edge showing special and ordinary avicularia. 3. Detail of zooids adjacent to a maternal one showing orifice, special avicularium paired with an ordinary one, and part of the ooecium. 4. Detail of maternal zooid with a complete ooecium, ordinary avicularia, and a zooid adjacent to maternal one, with a special avicularium. Scale bars equal 1: 500 µm; 2: 100 µm; 3: 40 µm; 4: 200 µm. 1, 4: MG-6303-I-b; 2: MG-6303-I-c; 3: MG-6303-I-a.

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FIGURE 3. Metrarabdotos elongatum sp. nov. 1. General view of a fragment showing some fertile and infertile zooecia. 2. Detail of some zooecia showing orifice with median denticles, paired avicularia, and areolar pores. 3. Detail of the secondary orifices showing a median denticle and a pair of laterally ordinary avicularia. 4. Internal view of some zooecia showing tridenticulate orifices. 5. Detail of the branch edge showing zooecia with large ordinary avicularia. 6. A maternal zooid with complete ooecium and paired ordinary avicularia surrounded by zooecia, each with a special avicularium paired with an ordinary one, and by infertile zooecia with paired ordinary avicularia. Scale bars equal 1: 500 µm; 2, 4-5: 200 µm; 3: 20 µm; 6: 100 µm. 1, 6: MG-6303-I-i; 2: MG-6303-I-p; 3: MG-6303-I-s; 4: MG-6303-I-l; 5: MG-6303-I-h.

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FIGURE 4. Metrarabdotos capanemensis sp. nov. 1. General view of a colony showing fertile and infertile zooecia. 2. Detail showing two maternal zooecia bearing complete ooecia, flat ordinary zooecia and a large special avicularium below the maternal zooid. 3. Some zooecia with paired, ordinary proximally located avicularia and one elongated special avicularium. Note the frontal shield with elliptical areolar pores and a median longitudinal keel. Scale bars equal 1: 1000 µm; 2-3: 200 µm. 1-3: MG-6303-I-t. Arrows indicate special avicularia.

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