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Early Triassic osteichthyans from the Knocklofty Formation of Tasmania

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Dziewa, TJ 1980 , 'Early Triassic osteichthyans from the Knocklofty Formation of Tasmania' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 114 , pp. 145-160 , doi: 10.26749/rstpp.114.145.

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Abstract

A small but diverse osteichthyan assemblage from the freshwater deposits of the Early Triassic Knocklofty Formation of southeastern Tasmania is described. This includes Ceratodus gypsatus, Quenstedt, a coelacanthid, Acrolepis hamiltoni Johnston and Morton, Acrolepis tasmanicus Johnston and Morton, Cleithrolepis granulata Egerton, Saurichthys sp. of which only the Acrolepis spp. had been previously recorded from this area, and an undetermined coulacante. Previously only had been reported from this locality.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Dziewa, TJ
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
ISSN: 0080-4703
DOI / ID Number: 10.26749/rstpp.114.145
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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