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A new actinopterygian from the Late Devonian Gogo Formation, Western Australia

Choo, Brian; Lu, Jing; Giles, Sam; Trinajstic, Kate; Long, John

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The study of early actinopterygians (ray‐finned fishes) from the Devonian has been hampered by imperfect preservation in the majority of taxa. The Late Devonian (early Frasnian) Gogo Formation of north‐western Western Australia is notable in producing complete fossil actinopterygians with exceptional three‐dimensional preservation of both the dermal and endoskeletal anatomy. Four taxa have been described and have proved invaluable in understanding the anatomy of early representatives of this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/205171
Source: Papers in Palaeontology
DOI: 10.1002/spp2.1243

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