Diverse and durophagous: Early Carboniferous chondrichthyans from the Scottish Borders

@article{Richards2017DiverseAD,
  title={Diverse and durophagous: Early Carboniferous chondrichthyans from the Scottish Borders},
  author={Kelly R. Richards and Janet E Sherwin and Timothy R. Smithson and Rebecca F. Bennion and Sarah J. Davies and John E. A. Marshall and Jennifer Alice Clack},
  journal={Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh},
  year={2017},
  volume={108},
  pages={67 - 87}
}
ABSTRACT Chondrichthyan teeth from a new locality in the Scottish Borders supply additional evidence of Early Carboniferous chondrichthyans in the UK. The interbedded dolostones and siltstones of the Ballagan Formation exposed along Whitrope Burn are interpreted as representing a restricted lagoonal environment that received significant amounts of land-derived sediment. This site is palynologically dated to the latest Tournaisian–early Viséan. The diverse dental fauna documented here is… 

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