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  • Coelacanthus granulatus Agassiz, 1839


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    • With 10cm body length a relatively small Coelacanthus granulatus (compared to this 60cm specimen: Coelacanthus granulatus Agassiz, 1839 - Fishes - The Fossil Forum )

       

      Literature:

      L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

       

      Schaumberg, G. Neubeschreibung von Coelacanthus granulatus Agassiz (Actinistia, Pisces) aus dem Kupferschiefer von Richelsdorf (Perm, W.-Deutschland). Paläontol. Z. 52, 169 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02987700

       

      H.-P. Schultze. 2004. Mesozoic sarcopterygians. Mesozoic Fishes 3 - Systematics, Paleoenvironments and Biodiversity 463-492 [G. Lloyd/G. Lloyd]

       

      C. G. Diedrich. 2009. A coelacanthid-rich site at Hasbergen (NW Germany): taphonomy and palaeoenvironment of a first systematic excavation in the Kupferschiefer (Upper Permian, Lopingian). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 89:67-94

       

    Taxonomy

    Coelacanth

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Coelacanthimorpha
    Order: Coelacanthiformes
    Family: Coelacanthidae
    Genus: Coelacanthus
    Species: Coelacanthus granulatus
    Author Citation Agassiz, 1839

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Permian
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Wuchiapingian

    Stratigraphy

    Zechstein Group
    Werra Formation
    Kupferschiefer (Copper Shale)

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Bad Sachsa
    Lower Saxony
    Germany

    Comments

    With 10cm body length a relatively small Coelacanthus granulatus (compared to this 60cm specimen: Coelacanthus granulatus Agassiz, 1839 - Fishes - The Fossil Forum )

     

    Literature:

    L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

     

    Schaumberg, G. Neubeschreibung von Coelacanthus granulatus Agassiz (Actinistia, Pisces) aus dem Kupferschiefer von Richelsdorf (Perm, W.-Deutschland). Paläontol. Z. 52, 169 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02987700

     

    H.-P. Schultze. 2004. Mesozoic sarcopterygians. Mesozoic Fishes 3 - Systematics, Paleoenvironments and Biodiversity 463-492 [G. Lloyd/G. Lloyd]

     

    C. G. Diedrich. 2009. A coelacanthid-rich site at Hasbergen (NW Germany): taphonomy and palaeoenvironment of a first systematic excavation in the Kupferschiefer (Upper Permian, Lopingian). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 89:67-94

     



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