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Early-Middle Palaeozoic biogeography of Asian terranes derived from Gondwana
Abstract Contiguity of the Shan-Thai Terrane and NW Australia is suggested for Cambro-Ordovician times by the close faunal affinities seen in Late Cambrian trilobites, Ordovician molluscs,Expand
Trace element content of sedimentary pyrite as a new proxy for deep-time ocean-atmosphere evolution
Article history: Sedimentary pyrite formed in the water column, or during diagenesis in organic muds, provides an accessible proxy for seawater chemistry in the marine rock record. Except for Mo, U,Expand
A new rhizodontiform fish from the Early Carboniferous of Victoria, Australia, with remarks on the phylogenetic position of the group
The skull roof of Barameda, gen. nov., differs from that of Osteolepiformes in having a larger extratemporal bone that contacts the intertemporal, by the overlap areas on the interTemporal, and in having fewer snout bones. Expand
The structure of the sarcopterygian Onychodus jandemarrai n. sp. from Gogo, Western Australia: with a functional interpretation of the skeleton
The feature influencing most of the head morphology is the retractable parasymphysial tusk whorls, which has caused a reorganisation of the braincase, palate, and lateral displacement of the nasal capsules. Expand
Dinosaurs of Australia and New Zealand and other animals of the Mesozoic era
This book presents a meta-history of dinosaurs from Australia and New Zealand, focusing on the events in the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods that led to the emergence of the Dinosaurs. Expand
New ischnacanthid acanthodians from the Early Devonian of Australia, with comments on acanthodian interrelationships
The complex mandibular joint in climatiforms, acanthodiiforms and some primitive sharks differs from the simple jaw articulation of ischnacanthids, and it is suggested that ischnACanthids are the plesiomorphic sister group to clim atiforms plus acanthodiforms. Expand
The structure and relationships of a new osteolepiform fish from the Late Devonian of Victoria, Australia
A new osteolepiform, Marsdenichthys longioccipitus gen. et sp. nov., is described from the Frasnian lacustrine shales (Avon River Group) near Mt Howitt, central Victoria. Because it has thinExpand
An arid-adapted middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from south-central Australia
A diverse and exceptionally well preserved middle Pleistocene vertebrate assemblage from caves beneath the arid, treeless Nullarbor plain of south-central Australia, which implies substantially greater floristic diversity than that of the modern shrub steppe. Expand
Some aspects of the anatomy of the new Gogo Onychodus are compared with recently described material of Psarolepis, the oldest known possible sarcopter ygian fish, which have immediate bearing on competing schemes of basal osteichthyan phylogeny. Expand