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A new Buchanosteid arthrodire (Placoderm fish) from the Early Devonian of the Ural Mountains

Mark-Kurik, Elga; Young, Gavin


A new primitive brachythoracid arthrodire, Uralosteus bashkiricus gen. et sp. nov., is described from two Emsian (late Early Devonian) localities in the Ural Mountains of the Autonomous Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia. The holotype includes bones of the skull and trunk armor associated with numerous scales from one individual, which facilitates the study of isolated microremains. The dermal ornament of distinctive tuberculate ridges suggests a relationship to Errolosteus Young, 1981 from the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology


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