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An Early Miocene flathead. (Pisces Platycephalidae) from Wynyard, Tasmania

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Corbett, KD 1980 , 'An Early Miocene flathead. (Pisces Platycephalidae) from Wynyard, Tasmania' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 114 , pp. 165-175 , doi: 10.26749/rstpp.114.165.

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Abstract

A well-preserved flathead skull from the Early Miocene marine beds near Wynyard is described. A comparison with the modern sand flathead Platycephalus bassensis Cuvier reveals a very close similarity.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Corbett, KD
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.114.165
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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