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A New Genus of Lungfish from the Givetian (Middle Devonian) of Central Australia

Clement, Alice M.

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A new Dipterus−like lungfish, Harajicadipterus youngi, is described from the Givetian (Middle Devonian) Harajica Sand− stone Member of central Australia. The material is comprised of five specimens representing the skull roof, orbital bones, tooth plates, operculo−gular bones, a partial pectoral girdle, centra and scales. Harajicadipterus can be distinguished from other dipnoans by its long postorbital cheek, broad B bone, lack of contact between E and C bones, and radiating tooth rows with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/17056
Source: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica
DOI: 10.4202/app.2008.0057

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