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New information on the giant Devonian lobe-finned fish Edenopteron from the New South Wales south coast

Young, Gavin; Dunstone, Robert; Ollerenshaw, P. J.; Lu, J; Crook, B


Edenopteron, with a lower jaw some 48 cm long, and total length perhaps exceeding 3 m, is the largest Devonian lobe-fin known from semi-articulated remains. New material described from the type locality (Boyds Tower, south of Eden) includes three slightly smaller articulated skulls and jaws, and additional bones of the shoulder girdle. Another articulated skull roof, shoulder girdle and palate is described from a second locality (Hegarty Bay), about 10 km south of Boyds Tower. Both localities...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1080/08120099.2019.1651769


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