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Formerly: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Geology
Published since 1952

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The Middle Devonian acanthodian assemblage of the Karksi outcrop in Estonia; pp. 96–111

(Full article in PDF format) https://doi.org/10.3176/earth.2018.07


Authors

Darya V. Pinakhina, Tiiu Märss

Abstract

The taxonomic composition of the acanthodian assemblage of the Karksi outcrop, Estonia, is discussed. Two new species, Rhadinacanthus deltosquamosus n. sp. (Diplacanthiformes, Diplacanthidae) and Ginkgolepis tenericostatus n. sp. (Acanthodiformes, Cheiracanthidae), are described based on isolated scales. A re-description of Nostolepis gaujensis Valiukevičius (Climatiiformes, Climatiidae) scales from this locality is also given. Three diplacanthiform taxa, Diplacanthus sp. cf. D. crassisimus (Duff), Diplacanthus sp. cf. D. tenuistriatus Traquair and Diplacanthiformes indet., are described in open nomenclature.

Keywords

Acanthodii, new species, Middle Devonian, Burtnieki Regional Stage, Estonia.

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