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Special Papers in Palaeontology, Number 71, Fossils of the Miocene Castillo Formation, Venezuela: Contributions in Neotropical Palaeontology

Special Papers in Palaeontology, Number 71, Fossils of the Miocene Castillo Formation, Venezuela: Contributions in Neotropical Palaeontology

Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra, Jennifer A. Clack

ISBN: 978-0-901-70282-1

Aug 2004

116 pages

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Special Papers in Palaeontology, published by The Palaeontological Association, is a series of substantial separate works conforming to the style of the Palaeontology journal. Two issues are published each year and feature high standard illustrations.
  • This issue investigates the greatest biodiversity by far occuring at the tropical latitudes.
  • Studies Northern Venezuela and charts the discoveries of the Paleogene - early Neogene age.
  • Brings together researchers, geologists and enthusiasts who continue to find material of significance.
  • Includes 8 plates, 6 tables and 32 text-figures.
1. Preface (Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra).

2. Decapod Crustaceans from the Lower Miocene of North-Western Venezuela (Cerro La Cruz, Castillo Formation) (Rodney M. Feldmann and Carrie E. Schweitzer).

3. Fossil Serrasalmine Fishes (Teleostei: Characiformes) from the Lower Miocene of North-Western Venezuela (Wasila M. Dahdul).

4. Amphi-American Neogene Sea Catfishes (Siluriformes, Ariidae) from Northern South America (Orangel Aguilera and Dione Rodrigues De Aguilera).

5. New Miocene Otolity-Based Sciaenid Species (Pisces, Perciformes) from Venezuela (Orangel Aguilera and Dione Rodrigues De Aguilera).

6. A Gavialoid Crocodylian from the Lower Miocene of Venezuela (Christopher A. Brochu and Ascanio D. Rincon).

7. Early Miocene Astrapotheres (Mammalia) from Northern South America (Eleanor M. Weston, Richard H. Madden and Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra).

8. A Fragmentary Odontocete Cranium from the Lower Miocene of Venezuela (Maureen Al O'Leary).

9. New Faunal Reports for the Cerro La Cruz Locality (Lower Miocene), North-Western Venezuela (Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra, Robert J. Asher, Ascanio D. Rincon, Alfredo A. Carlini, Peter Meylan and Robert W. Purdy).