publication . Article . 2011

A new elasmobranchKarksiodus mirusgen. et sp. nov. from the Burtnieki Regional Stage, Middle Devonian of Estonia

Alexander Ivanov; Tiiu Märss; A. Kleesment;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2011 Journal: Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences, volume 60, page 22 (issn: 1736-4728, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Estonian Academy Publishers
Abstract
Teeth of a new elasmobranch Karksiodus mirus gen. et sp. nov. were discovered on two levels in the sandstones of the Karksi outcrop (South Estonia), corresponding to the Harma Beds, lower part of the Burtnieki Regional Stage (Givetian, Middle Devonian). These teeth differ from all known Palaeozoic elasmobranch teeth in the presence of a unique wide transversal tube- shaped basal canal, in very fine and dense striation of cusps and in an arched base without well-developed extensions. The order and family of this taxon are not specified.
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Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic systemstomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: General Earth and Planetary Sciences, Water Science and Technology, Karksiodus mirus gen. et sp. nov., Chondrichthyes, Burtnieki Regional Stage, Givetian, Middle Devonian, Estonia., Devonian, Regional stage, Geology, Striation, Paleontology, Outcrop, Taxon, Paleozoic, lcsh:Geology, lcsh:QE1-996.5
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