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Fish remains from the Santa Marta Formation (Late Cretaceous) of James Ross Island, Antarctica


Martha Richter a1 and David J. Ward a1
a1 Biosphere Sciences Division, King's College London, London W8 7AH, UK

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Abstract

Isolated fish remains including a tooth of the oldest described frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus thomsoni sp. nov. are described and figured from the Santa Marta Formation (Santonian–Campanian, Late Cretaceous) of James Ross Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Their geological and palaeoecological context is considered in the light of recent geological studies.

(Received August 17 1989)
(Accepted December 7 1989)


Key Words: Chlamydoselachus; frilled shark.


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