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A new actinopterygian from the Famennian of East Greenland and the interrelationships of Devonian ray-finned fishes

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A new actinopterygian, Cuneognathus gardineri new genus and species, is described from the Devonian (Famennian) Obrutschew Bjerg Formation of East Greenland on the basis of multiple incomplete specimens. Cuneognathus most closely resembles Limnomis from the Famennian Catskill Formation of Pennsylvania, and, like that taxon, is known exclusively from freshwater deposits. A cladistic analysis with an ingroup of 13 actinopterygians and an outgroup of five sarcopterygians explores the relationshi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
JOURNAL OF PALEONTOLOGY
Volume:
80
Issue:
6
Pages:
1186-1204
Publication date:
2006-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1937-2337
ISSN:
0022-3360
URN:
uuid:b8d64d66-3417-4dfb-aa56-77e27cee0048
Source identifiers:
153896
Local pid:
pubs:153896
Language:
English

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