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Devonian formations, vertebrate faunas and age control on the far south coast of New South Wales and adjacent Victoria

Young, Gavin


A diverse fossil vertebrate record in the Devonian of coastal southeastern Australia includes at least 30 genera and species representing all three major groups of extant jawed vertebrates (bony and cartilaginous fishes, and tetrapods), and both extinct groups (placoderm and acanthodian fishes). A bone recorded by W. B. Clarke in 1860 from Twofold Bay is the first published record of a Devonian vertebrate from the Southern Hemisphere. Abundant plant remains at some localities include large...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1080/08120090701488313


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