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Conodont index fossil Hindeodus changxingensis Wang fingers greatest mass extinction event

Metcalfe, Ian; Nicoll, Robert; Wardlaw, BR

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The marine conodont fossil species, Hindeodus changxingensis Wang, that has a distinctive morphology, is restricted to a very narrow stratigraphic interval essentially from the Permian-Triassic extinction event through the internationally recognized boundary and into the very earliest Triassic. The species is geographically widespread in the Tethyan Region, from Italy to South China, and serves as a characteristic index fossil to reliably identify this short but critical interval that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34934
Source: Palaeoworld
DOI: 10.1016/j.palwor.2007.01.001

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