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First Mesozoic mammal from Australia—an early Cretaceous monotreme
Here we describe Australia's first known Mesozoic mammal and the first known early Cretaceous mammal from Gondwanaland. Steropodon galmani n. gen. and sp., discovered in early Cretaceous sediments atExpand
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The most primitive osteichthyan braincase?
Most living vertebrates, from teleosts to tetrapods, are osteichthyans (bony fishes), but the origin of this major group is poorly understood. The actinopterygians (ray-finned bony fishes) are theExpand
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Cowralepis, a new genus of phyllolepid fish (Pisces, Placodermi) from the Late Middle Devonian of New South Wales, Australia
Cowralepis mclachlani, a new genus and species of phyllolepid placoderm (Pisces, Placodermi), is described from numerous articulated specimens discovered near Cowra, New South Wales, Australia.Expand
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Crossopterygian fishes from the Devonian of Antarctica: systematics, relationships and biogeographic significance
Four new genera of osteolepifonns and a new rhizodontifonn genus are described from the Middle-Late Devonian Aztec Siltstone (Beacon Supergroup) of Antarctica. Other indetenninate osteolepid,Expand
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The Sinolepidae, a family of antiarchs (placoderm fishes) from the Devonian of South China and eastern Australia
Two new antiarchs are described, from the Late Devonian Hunter Siltstone near Grenfell in south-eastern Australia (Grenfellaspis branagani n.gen., n.sp.), and from the Early Middle Devonian DayaoshanExpand
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Groenlandaspis in Antarctica, Australia and Europe
Groenlandaspis is a member of the Arthrodira, a group of Devonian armoured fishes. In the past Groenlandaspis has been found only in eastern Greenland but now Alexander Ritchie has recognised atExpand
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The braincase and palate of the tetrapodomorph sarcopterygian mandageria fairfaxi: morphological variability near the fish–tetrapod transition
The braincase of the Late Devonian tristichopterid sarcopterygian Mandageria fairfaxi, from Canowindra, NSW, Australia, differs radically from the conservative pattern present in otherExpand
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First Ordovician vertebrates from the Southern Hemisphere
Fossil remains of primitive vertebrates, preserved in sandstone as natural moulds of the dermal armour, are described from the shallow-water marine Stairway Sandstone of the Amadeus Basin, NorthernExpand
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Rhipidistians (Sarcopterygii) from the Hunter Siltstone (Late Famennian) near Grenfell, NSW, Australia
Abstract. Rhipidistian sarcopterygian fishes (Dipnomorpha + Tetrapodomorpha) are well represented in the upper levels of the Hunter Siltstone (latest Famennian) near Grenfell. New South Wales (NSW),Expand
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