A review of the stem amniote Eldeceeon rolfei from the Viséan of East Kirkton, Scotland

  title={A review of the stem amniote Eldeceeon rolfei from the Vis{\'e}an of East Kirkton, Scotland},
  author={Marcello Ruta and Jennifer Alice Clack and Timothy R. Smithson},
  journal={Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh},
  pages={173 - 192}
  • M. Ruta, J. Clack, T. Smithson
  • Published 10 August 2020
  • Biology
  • Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
ABSTRACT The late Viséan anthracosauroid Eldeceeon rolfei from the East Kirkton Limestone of Scotland is re-described. Information from two originally described and two newly identified specimens broadens our knowledge of this tetrapod. A detailed account of individual skull bones and a revision of key axial and appendicular features are provided, alongside the first complete reconstructions of the skull and lower jaw and a revised reconstruction of the postcranial skeleton. In comparison to… 
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