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Late Silurian vertebrate microfossils from the Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Burrow, Carole J.; Turner, Susan; Trinajstic, Kate; Young, Gavin

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A core sample from the offshore Pendock 1A well, Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia yielded microvertebrate residues at an horizon in the lower part of the Hamelin Formation, dated as late Silurian, ? Ludlow, based on associated conodonts. The fish fauna comprises loganelliiform thelodont scales, the ? stem gnathostome Aberrosquama occidens nov. gen. et sp., the acanthodian Nostolepis sp. aff. N. alta, and the ? stem osteichthyan Andreolepis sp. aff. A. petri. Because of the paucity of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-02-27
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/205588
Source: Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology
DOI: 10.1080/03115518.2019.1566496

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