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Placoderm Assemblage from the Tetrapod-Bearing Locality of Strud (Belgium, Upper Famennian) Provides Evidence for a Fish Nursery

Olive, Sébastien; Clément, Gaël; Daeschler, Edward B; Dupret, Vincent

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The placoderm fauna of the upper Famennian tetrapod-bearing locality of Strud, Belgium, includes the antiarch Grossilepis rikiki, the arthrodire groenlandaspidid Turrisaspis strudensis and the phyllolepidid Phyllolepis undulata. Based on morphological and morphometric evidence, the placoderm specimens from Strud are predominantly recognised as immature specimens and this locality as representing a placoderm nursery. The Strud depositional environment corresponds to a channel in an alluvial...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-08-23
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/147368
Source: PloS one
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161540
Access Rights: Open Access

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