Elginerpeton pancheni and the earliest tetrapod clade

THE first 'tetrapod-like' bones from the Scottish Upper Devonian site of Scat Craig (Scat Craig beds, Upper Frasnian) were figured and discussed in 1991 (ref. 1). Additional specimens have since been discovered that permit a formal description, and the background knowledge of Devonian tetrapod anatomy has greatly improved2–7. These discoveries emphasize the… CONTINUE READING