A new aeduellid actinopterygian from the Lower Permian of the Krkonoše Piedmont Basin (Bohemian Massif) and its relationship to other Aeduellidae


Authors: Štamberg S

Published in: Bulletin of Geosciences, volume 85, issue 2; pages: 183 - 198; Received 26 February 2010; Accepted in revised form 13 May 2010; Online 9 June 2010

Keywords: Actinopterygii, anatomy, systematics, Lower Permian, Bohemian Massif,

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A new aeduellid actinopterygian, Neslovicella elongata sp. nov., is described from the Lower Permian of the Krkonoše Piedmont Basin (Bohemian Massif). The new taxon is based upon a collection of specimens that facilitated the revision of several characters of the Aeduellidae. N. elongata is described in detail and compared to other aeduellids. A second occurrence of this species in the Weissig Basin of Germany is also discussed.


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