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Jurassic fish from Antartica.

Schaeffer, Bobb

Jurassic fish from Antartica.

by Schaeffer, Bobb

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica,
  • Victoria Land.
    • Subjects:
    • Oreochima ellioti.,
    • Paleontology -- Jurassic.,
    • Paleontology -- Antarctica -- Victoria Land.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesAmerican novitates,, no. 2495
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL1 .A436 no. 2495, QE852.P45 .A436 no. 2495
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p.
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5082576M
      LC Control Number74153633

      Schaeffer B () A Jurassic fish from Antarctica. Am Mus Novit –17 Google Scholar Smith AG, Hurley AM, Briden JC () Phanerozoic paleocontinental world maps. Late Jurassic-early Cretaceous cephalopods of eastern Alexander Island, Antarctica. London: Palaeontological Association, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: P J Howlett.

      It is the first record of a plesiosaur from the Jurassic period in Antarctica. It is a carnivorous reptile of the sea that exceeded six meters in length. It was discovered in the Antarctic Peninsula, in a new paleontological site located kilometers southwest of the Marambio Base in the Seymour Island.   A new genus and species of dinosaur from the Jurassic has been discovered in Antarctica. The massive plant-eating primitive sauropodomorph is called Glacialisaurus hammeri and lived about

      The links between Australia and Antarctica remained very strong until about 55 million years, when Australia began moving north quickly, isolating Antarctica for the first time since animals evolved. At about 30 million years the Antarctic Circumpolar circulation evolved, the Southern Ocean began to circulate around the southern world, and the. A Jurassic fish from Antartica. American Museum novitates ; no. By David H. Elliot and Bobb Schaeffer. Publisher: OAI identifier: oai::item/ Provided by: Biodiversity Heritage Library OAI Repository. Download PDF.


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Jurassic fish from Antartica by Schaeffer, Bobb Download PDF EPUB FB2

The South Polar region of the Cretaceous comprised the continent of East Gondwana–modern day Australia and Antarctica–a product of the break-up of southern region, during this time, was much warmer than it is today, ranging from perhaps 4–8 °C (39–46 °F) in the latest Cretaceous Maastrichtian in what is now southeastern Australia.

"The first Mesozoic actinopterygian fishes from Antarctica were discovered in lacustrine interbeds within the Lower Jurassic Kirkpatrick Basalt, in the Transantarctic Mountains, Victoria Land. Except for an enigmatic patch of scales, all the specimens collected are assigned to a new genus and species, Oreochima ellioti, which is placed in the.

Jurassic Fishes is an apt title because most of the covered fish or their immediate ancestors were residents of the periods of the dinosaurs. This book will appeal to aquarists interested in the primitive fish, most notably the Polypterus, Arrowana, Knifes, and oddballs like the African Butterfly/5(11).

Few records of Late Jurassic fishes have been reported previously from Antarctica. They include an indeterminate teleost from the Ameghino (Nordenskjöld) Formation at. The few records of Jurassic fishes from Antarctica comprise several actinopterygians.

Here we describe the first fish material recovered from the Latady Group, upper Middle to lower Upper Jurassic.

Fossils of the creature must have been found in Australia or Antarctica. This list is a complement to Category:Dinosaurs of Australia and Category:Dinosaurs of Antarctica. Timeline Edit. Cryolophosaurus (/ ˌ k r aɪ oʊ ˌ l oʊ f oʊ ˈ s ɔːr ə s / or / k r aɪ ˌ ɒ l oʊ f oʊ ˈ s ɔːr ə s /; "CRY-oh-loaf-oh-SAWR-us") is a genus of large theropods known from only a single species Cryolophosaurus ellioti, known from the early Jurassic period of was about metres ( ft) long and kilograms (1, lb) in weight, making it one of the largest.

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