New information on the Devonian shark Mcmurdodus, based on material from Western Queensland, Australia
Histological structure of the type and newly collected teeth of the shark Mcmurdodus whitei Turner & Young, 1987, from a Devonian (?late Emsian-early Eifelian) limestone outcrop in the Cravens Peak Beds of western Queensland, was determined by immersion in anise oil, thin sectioning, and acid etching of fractured surfaces. The morphology and vascularization of the teeth are comparable to those of modern hexanchiform and echinorhinid squaliform sharks, being most similar to those of...[Show more]
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