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A homostiid arthrodire (placoderm fish) from the Early Devonian of the Burrinjuck area, New South Wales

Young, Gavin


Cavanosteus, a new genus of homostiid arthrodire, with C. australis (McCoy) as type species, is erected for new material from the Early Devonian (Emsian) of the Burrinjuck area, NSW. This new material compares closely with the holotype from Buchan, Victoria, identified as the central plates from the skull; it includes lower jawbones (infragnathals) lacking denticulation also closely similar to those of Homostius from the Middle Devonian of the Baltic Province and Scotland. The only bone from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Alcheringa


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